Myton ~ 388
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 40° 11.667 W 110° 03.713
12T E 579850 N 4449761
Myton was established in 1905 by the U.S. Army and named after the Superintendent of Indian Affairs.
Waymark Code: WMDJT6
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 01/22/2012
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow
Views: 5

Daughters of Utah Pioneers
No. 388
Erected 1973
In 1866-7, U.S. Army made road to Price
and bridge across Duchesne River. At this
point Henderson's Indian trading post
Caldwell's stage station and blacksmith
shop were erected. 1905, Army surveyed
townsite named for H.P. Myton, Supt. Indian
Affairs. It became a booming frontier
gateway including hotels, bank, flour mill,
and newspaper, "The Uintah Chieftain" Home-
steaders started churches, school, theater
and sports. First town board pres., Hayden
Calvert. Wm. Zowe, post master.
Myton Camp
Marker Name: Myton

Marker Number: 388

Marker Text:
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