Covington Mansion - 430
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 37° 08.045 W 113° 30.401
12S E 277338 N 4112688
Marker located in front of former home of early settler and leader in Washington, Utah.
Waymark Code: WM4WBV
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 10/05/2008
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member PeanutsParents
Views: 15

"In 1857, Robert D. Covington, directed by Brigham Young, led twenty-eight families to Washington, Utah, to establish the "Cotton Mission." In 1859, a large structure was built that would serve as a meeting house for the Saints, a way station for the early missionaries to the Indians, and the home of the first bishop in Dixie, Robert Covington. The spacious upper floor, entered by an outside stairway, became a community social center with parties, dances and plays held there until 1877. Built of native Navajo sandstone, it is the oldest remaining building in Utah's Dixie." ~ text of marker
Marker Name: Covington Mansion

Marker Number: 430

Marker Text: Not listed

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