Jensen (Mau-Be) Ferry ~ 26
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N 40° 22.196 W 109° 20.159
12T E 641273 N 4470146
The Jensen served as the only means of crossing the Green River in the Jensen area for many years.
Waymark Code: WMDJJB
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 01/20/2012
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow
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Daughters of Utah Pioneers
No. 26
Erected Oct. 12, 1937
Jensen (Mau-Be) Ferry
The first boat (framed together with
wooden pegs) used for passenger and bag-
gage was built and operated by Lars Jensen
2 1/2 miles down stream from 1881 to 1909. It
was replaced by a cable ferry for wagons in
1885 and a larger boat in 1894. This was used
until carried away by ice in 1909. Its last
service October 5, 1908 was 86 trips by his son
Jens, crossing run-away Indians migrating
from Uintah Reservation to the Dakotas.
The town was named in honor of Lars Jensen.
Replica, 1/8 Size of Last Boat. Made by Jens Jensen.
Escalante Camp
Marker Name: Jensen (Mau-Be) Ferry

Marker Number: 26

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