Bear River City ~ 99
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 41° 36.979 W 112° 07.382
12T E 406436 N 4607787
Quick Description: Bear River City was founded by a group of Scandanavian Mormons in 1866.
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 3/20/2011 4:31:10 PM
Waymark Code: WMB0PB
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow
Views: 3

Long Description:
Daughters of Utah Pioneers
No. 99
Erected 1947
Bear River City
In 1866, a group of Mormon Scandinavians were called by the Latter-day Saints Church to establish this settlement and develop an irrigation project from the waters of the Malad River. Their first homes were dug-outs built in the west bank of the Bear River north of the steel bridge, which now spans the river. In the fall of 1867, they built homes in a fort for protection from the Indians. This cabin was built there by Lars C. Christensen and his wife, Christiane, handcart pioneers of 1859.
Bear River Camp - - Box Elder County
Marker Name: Bear River City

Marker Number: 99

Marker Text:
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