Samaria
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 42° 06.933 W 112° 19.921
12T E 389884 N 4663464
Quick Description: This historical marker, erected by the Daughters of Utah Pioneers, is located on 4900 South across from Centennial Park.
Location: Idaho, United States
Date Posted: 12/12/2013 10:54:12 PM
Waymark Code: WMJPDR
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Team GeoDuo
Views: 2

Long Description:
Daughters of Utah Pioneers
No. 346
Erected 1968
Samaria

The Price Family located on the present site of Samaria Feb. 10, 1868. A branch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints was organized Nov. 18, 1868, Thomas S. Thomas, president. Irrigation water was obtained from John Thorpe's spring. A log building erected to serve for school and church was dedicated March 1870, David P. Davis, teacher; Jonah Evans, bishop. Other firsts were Mary D. Davis, postmistress; John E. Price, Sr., sawmill operator; Heber Sparks, blacksmith.

Central Company, Salt Lake City, Utah

Marker Name: Samaria

Marker Type: Roadside

Marker Text:
See Long Description


County: Oneida

City: Samaria

Date Dedicated: 1968

Group Responsible for Placement: Daughters of Utah Pioneers

Marker Number: 346

Web link(s) for additional information: Not listed

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