Utah's First Capitol ~ 7
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N 38° 58.054 W 112° 19.499
12S E 385212 N 4314012
Fillmore was the capital of Utah until it was moved to Salt Lake City in 1856.
Waymark Code: WMB1WG
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 03/24/2011
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow
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Daughters of Utah Pioneers
No. 7
Erected August 3, 1935
Utah's First Capitol
Creating Fillmore City and Millard County the Territorial Legislature of Utah selected Pahvant Valley, as Capitol site October 29, 1851. This spot was selected by Governor Brigham Young. Construction work began in 1852. Truman O. Angell, architect and Anson Call, supervisor. This south wing was used by the fifth Territorial Legislature October 10, 1855. In 1856 the seat of Government was moved to Salt Lake City. Later used as Court House and County Headquarters. Restored in 1928 and dedicated as State Museum July 24, 1930.
Custodians; Daughters of Utah Pioneers
Millard County Company
Marker Name: Utah's First Capitol

Marker Number: 7

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