Settlement of Scipio
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N 39° 14.766 W 112° 06.267
12S E 404694 N 4344668
Quick Description: In 1860 thirteen Latter-day Saint families settled Round Valley. Brigham Young visited them in May, 1863, and advised, because of Indians, they move their settlement away from the mountain area....
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 8/28/2007 8:31:12 PM
Waymark Code: WM23DP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member hobbycachegirl
Views: 23

Long Description:
In 1860 thirteen Latter-day Saint families settled Round Valley. Brigham Young visited them in May, 1863, and advised, because of Indians, they move their settlement away from the mountain area. He accompanied the men to the center of the valley, laid out the townsite, designated the location for a public square and center of town, and named it Scipio. A log room was built, which served for church, school, and public meetings. In 1869 an L.D.S. ward was organized with Daniel Thompson as first Bishop. The bell on top of this monument was used to call the people together.
Marker Name: Settlement of Scipio

Marker Type: City

Addtional Information:
Location:
50 S Main Street
SCIPIO
MILLARD County

S. of Center Street


County: Millard

City: Scipio

Group Responsible for Placement: DUP

Date Dedicated: 1957

Marker Number: 234

Web link(s) for additional information:
http://history.utah.gov/apps/markers/detailed_results.php?markerid=1031


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