(Located 2 miles east)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|
|Placed By||Beaver Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and Utah Pioneer Trails and Landmarks Association.|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 11:42am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||12S E 356460 N 4237795|
|Decimal Degrees||38.27675000, -112.64103333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 16.605', W 112° 38.462'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 16' 36.3" N, 112° 38' 27.72" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling North|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 49-99 UT-153, Beaver UT 84713, US|
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