Public Works ~ 121
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N 37° 50.339 W 112° 49.541
12S E 339353 N 4189520
A wide variety of community-based industries, all powered by water, were know as the Public Works.
Waymark Code: WMB5Q6
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 04/08/2011
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow
Views: 4

Daughters of Utah Pioneers
No. 121
Erected Sept. 1948

Public Works
Parowan, a pioneer industrial center
was settled in 1851. Water for manufacturing
and industry was carried by wooden flume
from the canyon to the fort. Along this
water line industries were established
known as the Public Works. Among these
were cabinet shop, tannery, gun and machine
shop, blacksmith shop, wooden tub and
bucket factory, pottery factory, saddle
and harness shop and shoe shop. Located
inside the fort was a grist burr mill.
Monument erected on grist mill site.
Iron County Company
Marker Name: Public Works

Marker Number: 121

Marker Text:
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