Rigby
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 43° 40.054 W 111° 54.944
12T E 426173 N 4835358
Quick Description: The settlement of Rigby is typical of most pioneer Mormon communities in the Intermountain West.
Location: Idaho, United States
Date Posted: 1/21/2012 10:27:54 AM
Waymark Code: WMDJN0
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member muddawber
Views: 1

Long Description:
Daughters of Utah Pioneers
No. 106
Erected 1947
Rigby
In 1884 a group of Utah Mormons
settled and pioneered this locality. They
cleared sagebrush land, dug canals and
erected humble log homes. They built a
log room which was used for church, school
and recreation. Daniel S. Robbins, a veteran,
was made Presiding Elder, and in his home,
located two hundred yards from here,
the town of Rigby was named in honor of
William F. Rigby of the Latter-Day Saints
Stake Presidency. In the year 1886, George A.
Cordon taught the first school.
Lucetta & Dorion Camps. Jefferson County, Idaho
Marker Name: Rigby

Marker Type: Roadside

Marker Text:
See Long Description


County: Jefferson

City: Rigby

Date Dedicated: 1947

Group Responsible for Placement: Daughters of Utah Pioneers

Marker Number: 106

Web link(s) for additional information: Not listed

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