Pioneer Black Rock Resort - 118
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The_Simpsons
N 40° 42.948 W 112° 14.367
12T E 395312 N 4507947
Quick Description: A D.U.P. marker near the shores of Great Salt Lake.
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 3/28/2011 8:26:29 AM
Waymark Code: WMB2V8
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow
Views: 10

Long Description:
On July 27, 1847, an exploring party of pioneers bathed near historic Black Rock. In 1851, the first recorded 4th of July celebration was held here when 150 vehicles and 70 horsemen arrived from Salt Lake City. A huge home-made flag was unfurled. About 1860, a rock home was erected where guests were entertained. In 1880, Alonzo Hyde and David J. Taylor erected 100 bath houses, a bowery, board walk and other equipment. Steam boats sailing the lake were an attraction.
Marker Name: Pioneer Black Rock Resort

Marker Number: 118

Marker Text: Not listed

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