First Indian Agency - 151
N 40° 21.084 W 110° 42.534
12T E 524720 N 4466801
Quick Description: The first Indian Agency located in Tabiona Utah on Hwy 35
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 6/5/2011 11:38:35 AM
Waymark Code: WMBN8V
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow
Views: 3

Long Description:
This marker is located in Tabiona Utah in Duchesne County on Hwy 35. This Daughters of the Utah Pioneers marker No 151 was erected June 1950. It sits in a fireplace setting.





(visit link)
Marker Name: FIRST INDIAN AGENCY

Marker Number: 151

Marker Text:
FIRST INDIAN AGENCY In 1865 a treaty was signed requiring the Indians to move to the Uintah Reservation, which had been established by Brigham Young in 1851. Lt. Pardon Dodds, the first official Indian Agent, built a log cabin and fort in 1867 on the upper Duchesne River, one mile above Tabiona, which was used by soldiers during the Indian uprisings. The agency was moved to Fort Duchesne in 1868. Later the fort was burned and rocks from the chimney, which stood as a landmark for many years, were used to build this monument.


Visit Instructions:
To log a 'visit' for waymarks in this category tell of your visit, any insights, new things you learned, etc... and if possible post photos.
Search for...
Geocaching.com Google Map
Google Maps
MapQuest
Bing Maps
Nearest Waymarks
Nearest D.U.P. Historic Markers
Nearest Geocaches
Nearest Benchmarks
Create a scavenger hunt using this waymark as the center point
Recent Visits/Logs:
Date Logged Log User Rating  
Mom the Cook & cashnhubby visited First Indian Agency -  151 6/2/2011 Mom the Cook & cashnhubby visited it