First Playground - 131
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The_Simpsons
N 40° 46.648 W 111° 51.928
12T E 426968 N 4514414
DUP Marker at the First Playground in Utah.
Waymark Code: WMB1FK
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 03/23/2011
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow
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This marker stands 90 ft. North of the gate to Lindsey's Gardens, the first playground in Utah.
Marker Name: First Playground

Marker Number: 131

Marker Text:
FIRST PLAYGROUND This marker stands 90 ft. North of the gate to Lindsey's Gardens, first playground in Utah. In 1865 Mark Lindsey and wife Bothiah Savill Lindsey, handcart pioneers of 1859, homesteaded a quartersection; built a home, dance hall, museum, lunch arbors, a bathhouse fed from a spring in the ravine, planted gardens, made swings, giant strides, whirleygigs, greasy poles, croquet and baseball grounds, sold soft drinks, homemade ice cream and cake. Admission adults 10c, children 5c.

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