Rockwell's Station, Bluffdale, UT
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing
N 40° 29.163 W 111° 54.023
12T E 423690 N 4482095
Quick Description: This monument and plaque commemorates the Rockwell's Station, a stop for both the Overland Stagecoach and the Pony Express.
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 11/6/2010 9:07:33 PM
Waymark Code: WMA2MG
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member hobbycachegirl
Views: 23

Long Description:
The text on the marker reads:

"No. 48
Erected Oct 13, 1934
Rockwell Station
About 1800 feet due west
Prominent on the Overland State and Pony Express Route
1858 to 1868.
Kept by Orrin Porter Rockwell
This monument was contructed of stone from the Old Station.
Adult Aaronic Priesthood Group of East Jordan Stake
and Utah Pioneer Trails and Landmarks Association."
Marker Name: Rockwell Station

Marker Type: Roadside

Addtional Information:
This sign is somewhat obscure, not marked on the highway so it is mostly overlooked.


County: Salt Lake

City: Bluffdale

Group Responsible for Placement: Adult Aaronic Priesthood Group of East Jordan Stake and Utah Pioneer Trails and Landmarks Association

Date Dedicated: 10/13/1934

Marker Number: 48

Web link(s) for additional information:
http://www.nps.gov/history/history/online_books/blm/ut/2/sec2a.htm

http://history.utah.gov/apps/markers/detailed_results.php?markerid=2122


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