Ogden City Wall - 416
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow
N 41° 13.215 W 111° 58.757
12T E 417915 N 4563669
Quick Description: In 1854 Ogden pioneers built a rock and mud wall a mile square along 28th Street, Wall Avenue and 21st Street. Madison Avenue was not completed because the Indians became peaceful. The eight-foot wall had a six-foot base.....
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 9/13/2008 9:29:01 AM
Waymark Code: WM4NVG
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member PeanutsParents
Views: 28

Long Description:
In 1854 Ogden pioneers built a rock and mud wall a mile square along 28th Street, Wall Avenue and 21st Street. Madison Avenue was not completed because the Indians became peaceful. The eight-foot wall had a six-foot base, a 31 inch top and four gates. The cost of $40,000 was raised by $40.00 tax on each city lot, also a $10.00 tax on every able-bodied man over 18 years. The project was erected by 500 working men. Wall Avenue was named after this wall.
Marker Name: Ogden City Wall

Marker Number: 416

Marker Text:
No. 416 Erected 1981 OGDEN CITY WALL In 1854 Ogden pioneers built a rock and mud wall a mile square along 28th Street, Wall Avenue and 21st Street. Madison Avenue was not completed because the Indians became peaceful. The eight foot wall had a six foot base, a 31 inch top and four gates. The cost of $40,000 was raised by $40.00 tax on each city lot, also a $10.00 tax on every able bodied man over 18 years. The project was erected by 500 working men. Wall Avenue was named after this wall. Far South Weber County


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