The Dixie Pioneers

The Dixie Pioneers (HM8S)

Location: St George, UT 84770 Washington County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 6.617', W 113° 34.885'

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In Memory of the Dixie Pioneers who were sent by President Brigham Young to colonize this section of territory. Fort Harmony was built in 1852. Treaties were made with the Indians and other settlements started where conditions were favorable. When experiments proved that cotton could be raised, Brigham Young sent more than 300 families to promote that industry. These people arrived late in 1861. Most of them settled here; in St. George, while some joined other settlements in Washington County.
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Details
HM NumberHM8S
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series
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Marker Number14
Year Placed1936
Placed ByDaughters of Utah Pioneers
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 6:53am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 270626 N 4110225
Decimal Degrees37.11028333, -113.58141667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 6.617', W 113° 34.885'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 6' 37.02" N, 113° 34' 53.10" W
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Area Code(s)435
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 97 E St George Blvd, St George UT 84770, US
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