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The Spanish Fork Indian Farm Reservation, Utah
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing
N 40° 05.902 W 111° 41.635
12T E 440852 N 4438905
Quick Description: This is the location of a historical Indian Reservation (no longer a reservation).
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 11/18/2012 4:54:48 PM
Waymark Code: WMFQFR
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 3

Long Description:
The historical marker at this location reads:


Daughters of Utah Pioneers
No. 5
Erected June 1, 1935
The Spanish Fork
Indian Farm Reservation
Comprising twenty square miles and extending
from the state highway and the Spanish
Fork River to Utah Lake, was set apart in
1854 by Brigham Young, Utah Supt. of U.S.
Indian Affairs. Joseph E. Beck was appointed
farm superintendent. Dr. Garland Hurt suc-
ceeded Brigham Young in 1855, and erected
a trading post 60 rods north of this spot.
Col. O. H. Irish succeeded Dr. Hurt, and in 1865
made a treaty here with 15 Indian chiefs
whereby the Indians surrendered their
title and in 1867 moved to the Uintah Basin.
Stephen Markham Camp - - - Utah County"
Type of Nation Within: Native American Indian Reservation (USA)

Tribe or Band: Uintah

Address of Main Entrance to area:
1600 W. 7300 S. (River Road)
Leland, UT United States


Land Area - Specify Acres or Miles: 20 square miles

Population: 15 chiefs plus their families

Date when area was established or set aside: 1/1/1854

Open or Closed to Public: Open To Public

Website for further information: [Web Link]

Coordinates of site within area to visit: N 40° 05.902 W 111° 41.635

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