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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CJP_george-pilling-adams-cabin_Kaysville-UT.html
George Pilling Adams Cabin. George Pilling Adams was born in the old Kay's Ward in 1857 and attended school in what came to be known as Kaysville. George grew up on a farm and became a farmer by trade before his marriage to Ann Eliza Forbes in Dec…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CHF_heber-c-kimball-grist-mill_Bountiful-UT.html
Heber C. Kimball Grist Mill. This site was surveyed August 1, 1892 and the mill (largest of it's time in Utah) was dedicated May 6, 1853. . . Built on rock foundation with solid adobe walls trimmed with red sandstone, this Burr mill operated un…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CGY_original-gristmill-stones_Bountiful-UT.html
Original Gristmill Stones. The Heber C. Kimball Gristmill, the foundation of which can be seen just east of this monument, was in operation from 1852 until 1892, using these burr-type gristmill stones. When the use of roller mills was introduced, …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2C9T_fur-trappers-and-traders_Salt-Lake-City-UT.html
Fur trappers and traders were the first white men in this locality. William H. Ashley and men arrived in the spring of 1829. The principal leaders were James Bridger - Etienne Provost Jedediah S. Smith James Bridger, discoverer of the …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2C2Q_major-general-george-p-holm-a-war-memorial_South-Salt-Lake-UT.html
In commemoration of Major General George P. Holm, who served his country with great distinction in the United States Army from 1938 to 1971. He fought in three wars: World War II, Korea, and Vietnam. After retirement, General Holm worked tirele…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2BXM_pony-express-station_Murray-UT.html
The pony express epoch began simultaneously April 3, 1860 with riders starting at St. Joseph, Missouri, and San Francisco, California. It was a 1966 mile journey and reduced the time of transmitting news across the country from approximately 21 to…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2BXL_murray-smelting_Murray-UT.html
Gold, silver, copper, lead and zinc were found at Alta, Park City, and Tintic in the years 1864 to 1869. Since no smelting was done in the state or the surrounding area, smelters had to be built. Billy Morgan built the first smelter at 5189 South …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2BXI_anderson-tower_Salt-Lake-City-UT.html
Anderson Tower was built in 1884 by Robert R. Anderson (1848-1935) a pioneer of 1867, and one of the original settlers on the north bench of Salt Lake City. The tower was patterned after similar towers Mr. Anderson had seen in Scotland as a young …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2BX5_soldier-summit-a-failed-experiment_Helper-UT.html
In 1919 the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad decided to move their operations from Helper to Soldier Summit to cut their operating costs. This proved to be a horrible idea. The first housing provided by the railroad was nothing more than thi…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2BWH_the-old-emigrant-road_Syracuse-UT.html
The Old Emigrant Road started at Salt Lake City, Utah, and ended at the City of the Rocks, Idaho, where it formed a junction with the California Trail. This road was also known as Bluff Road, Old Traveled Road, and the Salt Lake Cutoff. It was est…
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