Spring Town ~ 405
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 39° 28.585 W 111° 29.777
12S E 457315 N 4369765
Quick Description: This marker describes the permanent resettlement of what is now known as Spring City.
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 12/18/2011 2:46:13 AM
Waymark Code: WMDB5X
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow
Views: 9

Long Description:
Daughters of Utah Pioneers
No. 405
Erected 1979
Spring Town
In 1859, this area was resettled permanently
by families of James Allred, Wm. Black, James
Ellis, a large Danish colony of gifted craftsmen
and stonemasons, and others. They surveyed the
land, raised abundant crops, and became known
as the breadbasket of Utah; built substantial
homes and chapel of oolite stone, quarried
south of town. The fort built west of the
chapel in 1858, was burned by Indians, 1854.
Town was incorporated, named Spring City,
1870, John R. Baxter, Mayor.
Canal Creek Camp
Marker Name: Spring Town

Marker Number: 405

Marker Text:
See Long Description

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