The Hardy House

The Hardy House (HM148C)

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

N 37° 6.605', W 113° 35.042'

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Built by Augustus Poore Hardy in 1871, this house, with classical Dixie dormers, has quite a history. Hardy was sheriff of St. George and was holding a man accused of murder. An armed group of vigilantes broke into the house and forced the keys from the sheriff. A bullet hole can still be seen in one of the doors. The prisoner was removed from the jail and hanged. Sheriff Hardy never got over the fact that a prisoner was taken from him.
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HM NumberHM148C
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Placed BySt. George Historic Preservation Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 9:25pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 270393 N 4110209
Decimal Degrees37.11008333, -113.58403333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 6.605', W 113° 35.042'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 6' 36.30" N, 113° 35' 2.52" W
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Area Code(s)435
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 46 W St George Blvd, St George UT 84770, US
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