Settlement of Oxford - 55
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow
N 42° 15.522 W 112° 01.278
12T E 415761 N 4679004
Quick Description: July, 1864, A company of explorers were sent to Idaho by President Brigham Young to locate suitable places for settlements.
Location: Idaho, United States
Date Posted: 6/2/2008 5:48:30 PM
Waymark Code: WM3XZM
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member PeanutsParents
Views: 14

Long Description:
July, 1864, A company of explorers were sent to Idaho by President Brigham Young to locate suitable places for settlements. The same year Noah Brimhall and John Boice built the first home in Oxford. William G. Nelson, George D. Lake, and George D Black were presiding Elders until 1876, when William F. Fisher became the first Bishop, Mr. Fisher, noted express rider, erected this building 1876 for his law and mercantile business. Oxford, one of the first settlements, was for years the main trading center north of Cache Valley.
Marker Name: Settlement of Oxford

Marker Number: 55

Marker Text: Not listed

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