Swiss Colony

Swiss Colony (HM1430)

Location: Santa Clara, UT 84765 Washington County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 7.978', W 113° 39.239'

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November 28, 1861 about 93 pioneers under the leadership of Daniel Bonelli, were sent by President Brigham Young to settle southern Utah and raise cotton and grapes. They located at the fort built by Jacob Hamblin and others along Santa Clara Creek, one mile west of thepresent townsite.

The fort and many other buildings, dam and ditches were washed away by floods January 1, 1862. Lack of food, shelter and clothing tested their endurance for years.
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HM NumberHM1430
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series
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Marker Number49
Year Placed1939
Placed BySanta Clara Swiss Camp, Daughters of Utah Pioneers
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 2:21pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 264247 N 4112920
Decimal Degrees37.13296667, -113.65398333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 7.978', W 113° 39.239'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 7' 58.68" N, 113° 39' 14.34" W
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Area Code(s)435
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3020-3048 Santa Clara Dr, Santa Clara UT 84765, US
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