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Pioneer Rock Wall - 281
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Mooroid
N 40° 46.010 W 111° 51.131
12T E 428077 N 4513223
Quick Description: Pioneer Rock Wall east side of road
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 3/22/2011 2:51:04 PM
Waymark Code: WMB185
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow
Views: 10

Long Description:
Near this spot once stood a wall built of stone from Red Butte Canyon. Decision to thus enclose University of Deseret, now University of Utah, campus was made March 13, 1850, same day present site recommended by Brigham Young and committee was approved by the university regents. By 1853, one hundred thirty-five rods were completed, enough stone hauled and stone left cut in canyon to complete two and one-half more miles. Portions of wall withstood the elements almost 100 years.
Marker Name: Pioneer Rock Wall

Marker Number: 281

Marker Text:
Near this spot once stood a wall built of stone from Red Butte Canyon. Decision to thus enclose University of Deseret, now University of Utah, campus was made March 13, 1850, same day present site recommended by Brigham Young and committee was approved by the university regents. By 1853, one hundred thirty-five rods were completed, enough stone hauled and stone left cut in canyon to complete two and one-half more miles. Portions of wall withstood the elements almost 100 years.


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