Settlement of Meadow ~ 191
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N 38° 53.149 W 112° 24.469
12S E 377896 N 4305047
The area of Meadow was settled beginning in 1857.
Waymark Code: WMB5K8
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 04/08/2011
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow
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Daughters of Utah Pioneers
No. 191
Erected 1953
Settlement of Meadow
The first settlers, James & Janet Duncan with
four other families came in 1857, lived in dugouts
on the ridge one mile west. In 1859 a culinary
water problem caused them to move east
where ten families began the settlement
of Meadow, so named for its productive
meadowland. In 1863 Wm. Henry Scott was
appointed presiding elder of the branch. The
ward was organized 1877 with Hyrum B. Bennett,
Bishop. This Church, built in 1884 also served
for school & public gatherings, as did the
first log schoolhouse of Meadow.

Camp Janet Duncan - - Millard County

Marker Name: Settlement of Meadow

Marker Number: 191

Marker Text:
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