Pioneer First Camp Ground ~ 147
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 38° 15.821 W 112° 38.671
12S E 356129 N 4236350
Quick Description: Settlers attempting to tame land deemed unfit for cultivation made their first camp near this site.
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 4/8/2011 1:26:03 AM
Waymark Code: WMB5J1
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow
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Long Description:
Daughters of Utah Pioneers
No. 147
Erected Nov. 1949
Pioneer First Camp Ground
Near this site, February 6, 1856, in zero weather,
Beaver pioneers made their first camp. Prior
to this, the land had been rejected as unfit
for cultivation, but the amount of water
available gave courage. At a mass meeting in
Parowan, some of the more venturesome families
were selected. Led by Captain Simeon F. Howd,
Wilson G. Nowers, James P. Anderson, John
Henderson, Ross G. Rogers, J.M. Davis, Lorin W.
Babbit, William Wanlass, and James Low, they
faced the seemingly impossible and redeemed
the valley.

Anderson Camp - - Beaver County

Marker Name: Pioneer First Camp Ground

Marker Number: 147

Marker Text:
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