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Cedar Springs Fort
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow
N 39° 06.061 W 112° 16.122
12S E 390295 N 4328752
Quick Description: (Buttermilk Fort) Erected 1855-56, was 150 feet long north and south by 75 feet wide. Facing each other and standing 30 feet apart were two rows of adobe houses. The gateways were in the north and south walls....
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 10/1/2007 11:28:47 AM
Waymark Code: WM2A9Y
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member hobbycachegirl
Views: 23

Long Description:
(Buttermilk Fort)
Erected 1855-56, was 150 feet long north and south by 75 feet wide. Facing each other and standing 30 feet apart were two rows of adobe houses. The gateways were in the north and south walls. Richard Johnson and William Stevens, Sr. and families were the pioneers who came in the spring of 1855, five other families from Fillmore followed in the autumn and assisted in constructing the fort, which was completed in the spring of 1856. The townsite was surveyed in 1867 by Edwin King and the name Holden adopted in 1869.
Marker Name: Cedar Springs Fort

Marker Type: City

Addtional Information:
Location: 100 E 100 North HOLDEN MILLARD County 1 blk E. of Main, SW corner, approx. center town


County: Millard

City: Holden

Group Responsible for Placement: D.U.P.

Date Dedicated: 3/1935

Marker Number: 3

Web link(s) for additional information:
http://history.utah.gov/apps/markers/detailed_results.php?markerid=1318


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