Fort Kanab

Fort Kanab (HMRMQ)

Location: Kanab, UT 84741 Kane County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 2.968', W 112° 32.12'

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On June 14, 1870 Levi Stewart, who had been called from Salt Lake County by President Brigham Young to head a group of pioneers in settling this area, brought a party with seven wagons from Pipe Springs, where they had camped temporarily, to Fort Kanab which had been built a year before by Jacob Hamblin and Indian missionaries.

Kanab Ward was organized September 11, 1870 with Elder Stewart as Bishop. Other settlers arrived, homes were built and plans made for a permanent community. A fire in the fort on December 14, took the lives of Mrs. Margery Wilkerson Stewart and five sons.

Erected April 11, 1950

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Erected in 1931
by Boy Scout Troop 301 of Kanab, Utah,
In memory of and on the
location of the first pioneer
fort of Kanab

I.O. Brown, S.M.
E.W. Laws, A.S.M.
Ray B. Young · Carlos W. Judd · Guy Chamberlain
Troop Committee
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HM NumberHMRMQ
Series This marker is part of the Sons of Utah Pioneers series
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Marker Number115
Year Placed1950
Placed ByDescendants of Levi Stewart and Utah Pioneer Trails and Landmarks Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 12:22am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 363476 N 4101462
Decimal Degrees37.04946667, -112.53533333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 2.968', W 112° 32.12'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 2' 58.08" N, 112° 32' 7.20" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)435
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1-99 N 300 W, Kanab UT 84741, US
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