North Willow Creek Fort ~ 48
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 41° 24.503 W 112° 02.316
12T E 413192 N 4584613
North Willow Creek is the original name for Willard, Utah.
Waymark Code: WMB1CA
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 03/23/2011
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow
Views: 4

Daughters of Utah Pioneers
No. 48
Erected July 1939
North Willow Creek Fort
Settled March 31st, 1851, by five families followed by six families in the fall. It was first called North Willow Creek and changed to Willard in 1857. The fort was built in 1853 to 1855, constructed of dirt and rock. The first Grist Mill was begun in 1852. Rock Ditch for water supply was begun in 1864. Saw mill built in 1870. Eliza Mallery was the first white girl born in July and George Jason Wells the first white boy born in Box Elder County in August, 1851.
Willow Creek Camp
Marker Name: North Willow Creek Fort

Marker Number: 48

Marker Text:
See Long Description

Visit Instructions:
To log a 'visit' for waymarks in this category tell of your visit, any insights, new things you learned, etc... and if possible post photos.
Search for... Google Map
Google Maps
Bing Maps
Nearest Waymarks
Nearest D.U.P. Historic Markers
Nearest Geocaches
Create a scavenger hunt using this waymark as the center point
Recent Visits/Logs:
Date Logged Log User Rating  
HM63 visited North Willow Creek Fort ~ 48 09/27/2020 HM63 visited it