Salt Creek Fort ~ 2
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 39° 42.975 W 111° 50.078
12S E 428461 N 4396597
Quick Description: This marker preserves a small portion of the original fort wall.
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 4/10/2011 6:56:26 PM
Waymark Code: WMB6C5
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow
Views: 9

Long Description:
Daughters of Utah Pioneers
No. 2
Erected November 1934
Salt Creek Fort
Completed in November 1854, by the
Pioneers of Salt Creek (Nephi) for
protection against Indians. The inclosure (sic)
was 3 blocks square, from 1st West to
2nd East, and from 1st North to 2nd South
Streets. Markers have been placed at the
corners. The original wall, composed of
gravel, mud and straw, was 12 feet high,
6 feet wide at bottom and 2 1/2 feet wide at
top, 420 rods in length. Gates were provided
in the north and the south walls. This section
of the original wall was removed to this
site for preservation, November 7, 1933.
Fort Wall Camp, Daughters of Utah Pioneers,
Juab County, Utah.
Marker Name: Salt Creek Fort

Marker Number: 2

Marker Text:
See Long Description


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