Settlement of Hatch ~ 292
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N 37° 38.982 W 112° 26.077
12S E 373444 N 4167917
Hatch was originally settled near the junction of Mammoth and Asay creeks but was moved to the present location between 1901 and 1904.
Waymark Code: WMBRMV
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 06/17/2011
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow
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Daughters of Utah Pioneers
No. 292
Erected 1964
Settlement of Hatch
In 1872 Meltiar Hatch settled at the head of
Sevier River, near the junction of Mammoth and
Asay creeks. He engaged in stock raising and
operated a water-power sawmill. Soon other
settlers came. Land was surveyed and irrigation
ditches dug. Lime was burned by Neils P. Clove.
First school was in the Hatch home, Abram Workman
teacher. 1888 the Asay postoffice was transferred
to Hatch, Neils Ivor Clove, Postmaster. In 1892
the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
organized Mammoth Ward, Aaron Asay, Bishop. 1899
the Ward name was changed to Hatch. 1901 to 1904
the town was moved to the present site under
the leadership of Bishop Rosmus Lynn.
Camp Hatch - - - Garfield County, Utah
Marker Name: Settlement of Hatch

Marker Number: 292

Marker Text:
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