Utah's First Capitol ~ 7
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 38° 58.054 W 112° 19.499
12S E 385212 N 4314012
Quick Description: Fillmore was the capital of Utah until it was moved to Salt Lake City in 1856.
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 3/24/2011 3:52:10 PM
Waymark Code: WMB1WG
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow
Views: 6

Long Description:
Daughters of Utah Pioneers
No. 7
Erected August 3, 1935
Utah's First Capitol
Creating Fillmore City and Millard County the Territorial Legislature of Utah selected Pahvant Valley, as Capitol site October 29, 1851. This spot was selected by Governor Brigham Young. Construction work began in 1852. Truman O. Angell, architect and Anson Call, supervisor. This south wing was used by the fifth Territorial Legislature October 10, 1855. In 1856 the seat of Government was moved to Salt Lake City. Later used as Court House and County Headquarters. Restored in 1928 and dedicated as State Museum July 24, 1930.
Custodians; Daughters of Utah Pioneers
Millard County Company
Marker Name: Utah's First Capitol

Marker Number: 7

Marker Text:
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