Richmond Fort

Richmond Fort (HM1ZXR)

Location: Richmond, UT 84333 Cache County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 55.318', W 111° 48.841'

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In July 1859 under the leadership of John Bair, (interpreter and guide) sixteen families settled here, built log cabins and dugouts between City Creek and Brower Springs. The following Spring other families arrived and a permanent fort was built for protection against Indians. The fort consisted of two rows of houses running east and west facing each other, with corrals and sheds for livestock back of the homes. This monument, built in honor of the pioneers of 1859 and 1860, marks the southwest corner of the fort which ran 3000 feet east by 465 feet north,
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series, and the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series, and the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series.
Year Placed1936
Placed ByDaughters of Utah Pioneers, James Hendricks Camp
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 11:04pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12T E 432502 N 4641432
Decimal Degrees41.92196667, -111.81401667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 55.318', W 111° 48.841'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 55' 19.08" N, 111° 48' 50.46" 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 58-62 US-91, Richmond UT 84333, US
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