Utah Historic SiteThis house was built c. 1859 for Robert D. Covington, leader of the Mormon colonizing group sent from Salt Lake City to establish a cotton industry in this warm region of the Utah Territory. The native sandstone building material was quarried 1/4 mile to the east. The twin brothers who built this structure also worked on other historic buildings in the area, including the Cotton Mill in Washington, Utah and the fort at Pipe Springs, Arizona. Robert D. Covington lived to the ripe old age of 87, and died here in Washington in 1902.
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|Placed By||Division of State History|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 6:18am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||12S E 277330 N 4112695|
|Decimal Degrees||37.13415000, -113.50676667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 8.049', W 113° 30.406'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 8' 2.94" N, 113° 30' 24.36" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 181 E 200 N, Hurricane UT 84780, US|
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