Fillmore Pioneer Fort ~ 8
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 38° 58.125 W 112° 19.409
12S E 385344 N 4314141
Quick Description: The pioneer fort of Fillmore was built in late 1851.
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 4/8/2011 7:59:14 AM
Waymark Code: WMB5KE
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow
Views: 5

Long Description:
Daughters of Utah Pioneers
No. 8
Erected Aug. 3, 1935
Fillmore Pioneer Fort
This marks the Southwest corner of the
Fort, built in October and November 1851 as
protection from the Indians, by first 17 families
under direction of Anson Call, Jesse W. Fox,
surveyor. About 2 city blocks in size, the
front wall 8 to 10 feet high was built of
cobblestones, other walls of mud, straw
and rocks. The East wall followed the foot
hills in circular form. Fort walls were
used as back walls of homes. Mail station,
Church, School, recreation grounds, gar-
-dens, and corral were within and Chalk
Creek ran through the Fort.

East Millard County Company

Marker Name: Fillmore Pioneer Fort

Marker Number: 8

Marker Text:
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