Huntington's First Meeting House ~ 274
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 39° 19.597 W 110° 57.885
12S E 503038 N 4353023
Quick Description: The first meetinghouse in Huntington was a 40 x 60 foot log structure built in 1879.
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 1/23/2012 7:23:33 PM
Waymark Code: WMDK5W
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow
Views: 4

Long Description:
Daughters of Utah Pioneers
No. 274
Erected 1962
Huntington's First Meeting House
January, 1879, Orange Seeley, Presiding Valley
Bishop, appointed Elias Cox to preside over the
Latter-Day Saints who had settled on Huntington
Creek. In October a ward was organized. Logs were
hauled from the canyon and a meeting house
erected by: Benjamin Jones, Sr., John F. Wakefield, W.
Albert Guymon, Sr., Walsh Caldwell, William Avery, Milas
E. and Joseph E. Johnson, Albey W. Sherman, Jr., David
Cheney, John Wimmer and others. The building was
40X60, feet split shingle roof, lumber floor and
benches of split logs. It was dedicated December,
1880, and served the community for church, school, and
recreation. The building was destroyed by fire in 1918.
Huntington Camp - - - Emery County, Utah
Marker Name: Huntington's First Meeting House

Marker Number: 274

Marker Text:
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