Myton (HM1DQ9)

Location: Myton, UT 84052 Duchesne County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 11.665', W 110° 3.712'

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In 1866-7, U. S. Army made road to Price and Bridge across Duchesne River. At this point Henderson's Indian Trading Post, Caldwell's Stage Station and a blacksmith shop were erected. 1905, Army surveyed townsite named for H. P. Myton, Supt. Indian Affairs. It became a booming frontier gateway including hotels, bank, flower mill, and newspaper, "The Uintah Chiefton". Homesteaders started churches, school, theater and sports. First town board Pres., Hayden Calvert. Wm. Zowe, Post Master.

Myton Camp
HM NumberHM1DQ9
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series
Marker Number388
Year Placed1973
Placed ByDaughters of Utah Pioneers
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 5:31pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12T E 579851 N 4449757
Decimal Degrees40.19441667, -110.06186667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 11.665', W 110° 3.712'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 11' 39.90" N, 110° 3' 42.72" W
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Area Code(s)435
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-98 E Main St, Myton UT 84052, US
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