Lewis Lund
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 39° 37.677 W 111° 38.079
12S E 445533 N 4386657
Quick Description: This marker is on a memorial obelisk for an 18 year-old herdsman killed by Indians.
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 6/17/2011 8:13:38 AM
Waymark Code: WMBRGB
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow
Views: 7

Long Description:
Inscribed on the stone obelisk:

Lewis
Lund

Born
Aug. 12, 1849
Killed
Near This Spot
By Indians
June 1, 1867

(below the marker)
Erected by
Sons and Daughters
of Pioneers 1925

The marker reads:

Daughters of Utah Pioneers

This monument replaces one previously erected north of town near the
site of this historic event. Over the years the original marker was weather-
eroded and vandalized

Lewis Lund, and eighteen-year-old herdsman, along with Jasper
Robertson, Swen Anderson, Albert Collard and Charles Jones were guarding
the Fountain Green settlement's stock north of town. Indians swooped down
upon the herdsmen, shooting and driving off the cattle and horses. They
shot and killed Lewis Lund. The other herdsmen escaped.
Uinta Springs Camp 1992

Marker Name: Lewis Lund

Marker Number: None

Marker Text:
See Long Description


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