Old folks party, many of these people lived in the Old Fort and moved to Cedar City in 1857, they are our real pioneers. First row: Uriah Goodfellow, John Chatterly, Timothy Adams, Evan Williams, John Adams, John Fretwell, Winnie Roche, ? Root, ?...
Cedar City, Utah
WM. A WRIGHT
Hamilton's Fort, Utah
Ag. Club, Band, Athletics
Beaver Murdock Academy--Beaver (Beaver County, Utah)
GENERAL INFORMATION The aim of the Murdock Academy is to train for citizenship by preparing young people to found homes in which a coming generation may begin life under more favorable conditions and by training the rising generation for useful...
CHAPTER FOUR -
FOUNDING OF TOWNS, RANCHES AND FORTS
September, 1873, witnessed the construction of a Military Barracks at Beaver. A post had been established in May when 250 United States Troops arrived in the Territory. Though...
York Volunteer Infantry, who was killed in the battle of Bull Run, July 21, 1861.
Before the summer had passed, contracts had been let to a number of men for the construction of four company barracks, a guard house, commissary, hospital and...
expired, they married and established themselves in our midst as private citizens.
In April, 1883, due to the long distance of hauling provisions and supplies, the camp was disbanded and the troops moved to Fort Douglas at Salt Lake.
the farm land for a reservoir site. Many families sold out and moved away to other counties. Adamsville lost many of its citizens. Since then its population has scattered far and wide. The school was closed and the students were transported by...
travelers and freighters. It's beginning was somewhat different from the forts that have been mentioned before and was built for the protection of settlers that were to build communities.
It was built of black volcanic rock laid in lime mortar, 100...
it was located some 500 feet east and 300 feet north of the southeast corner of the present structure, on the south bank of Cove Fort. At that time a cottonwood tree still marked the site and yet exists; together with stubs of cedar posts which...
The early afternoon was for children's sports and foot-racing. Sometimes there would be a ball game be-tween the soldiers from the Fort and the citizens. Later in the day came horse races on the old "Straight Track," north of town. In the evening...
8 Beaver Brass Band 9 Young lady representing the Goddess of Liberty, Harriet S. Shepherd, and 13 young ladies represent-ing the 13 original Colonies, in wagon drawn by four horses. 10 Twenty-five young men, mounted escort. 11 Forty-eight young...
Song by the Beaver Choir.
Music by the Beaver Martial Band. Speech by Col. Douglas of Fort Cameron.
Music by the Fort Cameron Martial Band.
Song by Robert Stoney.
Music by the Beaver Brass Band.