Sept. 29, 1820 - Feb. 14, 1889Outstanding pioneer, Harrisville's first permanent settler, first school teacher, first presiding Elder, nephew of Martin Harris, Book of Mormon witness. Missionary to Salmon River and Eastern States. County Road Commissioner, surveyed road through North Ogden Canyon, Ogden Valley, all roads north of the Ogden River and others in county. Used homemade water level to lay out Western Irrigation canal. Among first to introduce silk worm industry in county. Famous silk dress made by his wife on exhibit at Pioneer Relic Hall Ogden, owned store. At Farr West was a blacksmith, operated with others a sawmill and molasses mill. Prominent orchardist. Played in Nauvoo Legion Band, Utah bands and orchestras. Hauled logs for Harrisville School and Ogden Tabernacle.
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|Placed By||Grand Children of Martin H. Harris|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 10:02am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||12T E 416747 N 4570692|
|Decimal Degrees||41.28338333, -111.99416667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 41° 17.003', W 111° 59.65'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||41° 17' 0.18" N, 111° 59' 39.00" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||801, 435|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 701-711 W Harrisville Rd, Harrisville UT 84404, US|
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