Cedar Springs Fort ~ 3
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 39° 06.064 W 112° 16.120
12S E 390298 N 4328758
Quick Description: The Cedar Springs Fort was later to develop into the present-day town of Holden.
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 3/24/2011 1:15:28 PM
Waymark Code: WMB1VD
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow
Views: 6

Long Description:
Daughters of Utah Pioneers
No. 3
Erected March 1935
Cedar Springs Fort
(Buttermilk Fort)
Erected 1855-56, was 150 feet long north and south by 75 feet wide. Facing each other and standing 30 feet apart were two rows of adobe houses. The gateways were in the north and south walls.

Richard Johnson and William Stevens, Sr. and families were the pioneers who came in the spring of 1855, five other families from Fillmore followed in the autumn and assisted in constructing the fort, which was completed in the spring of 1856.

The townsite was surveyed in 1867 by Edwin King and the name Holden adopted in 1869.
Cedar Springs Camp - East Millard County, Utah

Marker Name: Cedar Springs Fort

Marker Number: 3

Marker Text:
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