Fort Cameron - Murdock Academy ~ 327
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N 38° 16.817 W 112° 36.150
12S E 359837 N 4238127
This site was first occupied by a fort, then by an educational institution, and now by a golf course.
Waymark Code: WMB5HT
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 04/07/2011
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow
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Daughters of Utah Pioneers
No. 327
Erected 1966
Fort Cameron - Murdock Academy
In 1872-73 a two and two-thirds mile square,
protective military reservation was established
following the request of C.M. Hawley, Associate
Justice, Utah Territory. Built of native rock
and lumber, it received 250 troops Sept. 7, 1873.
Major John B. Wilkins, Commander. Fort abandoned
May 1883. L.D.S. Church purchased one-half. J.R.
Murdock, P.T. Farnsworth Cave the other half
as a site for the B.Y.U. Beaver Branch. Murdock
Academy opened Sept. 26, 1898. Closed 1922.

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Marker Name: Fort Cameron - Murdock Academy

Marker Number: 327

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