Military Training Camp Site ~ 67
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 37° 28.948 W 113° 17.979
12S E 296671 N 4150879
Quick Description: This historical marker, erected by the Daughters of Utah Pioneers, is mounted on a stone monument just northwest of the curve where 400 East becomes Utah Highway 144 just north of the cemetery.
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 12/18/2013 10:03:16 PM
Waymark Code: WMJQJ4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow
Views: 2

Long Description:
Daughters of Utah Pioneers
No. 67
Erected Dec. 10, 1940
Military Training Camp Site

Fort Harmony was designated as the training site of the Iron County division of the Utah Militia. In 1857 the Militia was divided into 13 districts. The southern group consisted of all counties south of Beaver and was known as the Iron County division. In 1867, during the period of the Blackhawk War, these companies trained at this place under the command of Brigadier General Erastus Snow and Captain James Andrews.

Fort Harmony Camp

Marker Name: Military Training Camp Site

Marker Number: 67

Marker Text:
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