First School House and Council House in Iron County

First School House and Council House in Iron County (HM14HP)

Location: Parowan, UT 84761 Iron County
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N 37° 50.412', W 112° 49.643'

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"I commenced a grammar school in my wickiup by the light of the fire and only one grammar book." Diary of George A. Smith, February 25, 1851.
The first school house, 18 x 24 feet, was built west of the Council House and dedicated December 25, 1851. This log Council House, 22 x 45 feet was erected in 1851 with a large stage, and it served as a social center for Iron County until the Rock Church was completed in 1867.
HM NumberHM14HP
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series
Marker Number135
Year Placed1949
Placed ByIron County Company, Daughters of Utah Pioneers
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 5:11pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 339206 N 4189658
Decimal Degrees37.84020000, -112.82738333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 50.412', W 112° 49.643'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 50' 24.72" N, 112° 49' 38.58" W
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Area Code(s)435
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 36 E 100 S, Parowan UT 84761, US
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