Roosevelt ~ 368
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N 40° 17.370 W 109° 59.906
12T E 585132 N 4460370
The town of Roosevelt was colonized in 1905 by members of the LDS Church.
Waymark Code: WMJ0X2
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 09/06/2013
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow
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Daughters of Utah Pioneers
No. 368
Erected 1969

In 1905 William H. Smart, Uintah Stake President, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, supervised the colonization of reservation homesteaders. Ephraim Lambert was appointed bishop. Dry Gulch Irrigation Co., organized, R.S. Collett, President. In 1906 townsite, in center of Uintah Basin, platted by Edgar F. Harmston, Ward E. Pack, and J.C. Holmes; Roosevelt Mercantile built, Joseph Hardy, Manager. School began 1907, N.C. Cable, teacher. First flour mill built by C.C. Larsen.
Roosevelt Camp
Marker Name: Roosevelt

Marker Number: 368

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