Fort Cameron

Fort Cameron (HM1FHE)

Location: Beaver, UT 84713 Beaver County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 16.605', W 112° 38.462'

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Established as the post of Beaver, May 15, 1872, by the 8th U.S. Infantry, Major John D. Wilkins, commanding. The military reservation, declared May 12, 1873, comprised two and two-thirds square miles. The name was changed July 1, 1874, to Fort Cameron, in honor of Colonel James Cameron who fell at Bull Run, July 21, 1861. The post was abandoned May 1, 1883, and the improvements sold to John R. Murdock and Philo T. Farnsworth. The L.D.S. Church conducted there the Beaver Branch of the Brigham Young Academy (later University) from 1898 to 1922.
Series This marker is part of the Utah Pioneer Trails and Landmarks Association series
Marker Number67
Year Placed1936
Placed ByBeaver Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and Utah Pioneer Trails and Landmarks Association.
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 11:42am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 356460 N 4237795
Decimal Degrees38.27675000, -112.64103333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 16.605', W 112° 38.462'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 16' 36.3" N, 112° 38' 27.72" W
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Area Code(s)435
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 49-99 UT-153, Beaver UT 84713, US
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