The Mormon Wall

The Mormon Wall (HM1PBK)

Location: Fort Bridger, WY 82933 Uinta County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 19.08', W 110° 23.59'

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On August 3, 1855 the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints concluded arrangements for the purchase of Fort Bridge from Louis Vasquez, partner of James Bridger, for $3,000. Final payment was made October 18, 1858. A cobblestone wall was erected in
the Fall of 1855, replacing Bridger's stockade. A few
additional log house were built within the fort. The
place was evacuated and burned on approach of
Johnston's army September 27, 1857. A portion of the
wall is here preserved. In 1855 Fort Supply was established
by Brigham Young six miles south where crops
were raised for the emigrants .
Series This marker is part of the Utah Pioneer Trails and Landmarks Association series
Marker Number25
Year Placed1933
Placed ByUtah Pioneer Trails and Landmarks Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, November 15th, 2015 at 1:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12T E 550789 N 4574236
Decimal Degrees41.31800000, -110.39316667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 19.08', W 110° 23.59'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 19' 4.8" N, 110° 23' 35.4" W
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Area Code(s)307
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Groshons Rd, Fort Bridger WY 82933, US
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