"Looking south and east from the pioneer cemetery about two miles southeast of Spanish Fork, Utah, are the Spanish Fork River bottoms where my great grand father and others settled in 1850. My great grand father mentioned here is John Hardison...
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first offered in 1923 by Attorney
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LOCATION OF BEAVER COUNTY
Situated on the west side of the Tushar range of the Wasatch Mountains, Beaver County is rich in natural resources and its history is a monument to the courage of its founders. Fertile, cultivated fields of...
EXPLORERS AND IMMIGRANTS
FREMONT AND OLD SPANISH TRAIL
According to John C. Fremont, a scientifically-trained government explorer, the old Santa Fe Trail on which the large Spanish caravans or pack trains traveled from San Pedro to...
It was a cold and unpleasant place and had been rejected by others who had gone to more favorable locations south of here. My previous years had been associated with pioneer life in Iron County in the interest of building and Military duties. In...
FIRST COLONIZERS NAMED
The question of colonizing Beaver Valley, having met the approval of George A. Smith, the following named men were chosen, with the understanding that they would become permanent settlers: Simeon F. Howd, captain; Wilson G....
so far completed as to be suitable for the occasion. The earth floor, spread with a blanket, sufficed for a table and the seats were of oriental style.
The year of 1855 had been a year of calamity, famine and distress. The crops in this part of the...
FIRST IRRIGATION IN BEAVER VALLEY
Early in May, 1856, the water for irrigating the Old Field and town plat was taken from the river at a dam east of where the Allred home had been built. It was then conducted in a good sized ditch to the N E...
After an opening was made large enough he succeeded in putting the fire out with water, milk and vinegar, the only available liquids. The Indians were eventually driven away.
It was found that the Indians had driven all the cattle
out of the...
fence in the center of block 29, just east of where the telephone office now stands. The bullet cut the emigrant's leather belt, yet he stopped long enough to pick up his pistol. A few minutes later, William Anderson saw Sissix elevate his gun and...
Canyon and one through the Big Canyon Pass or Soldier Pass to the Milford Valley.
William Allred, pioneer of Beaver, said the "Old Ute Trail," the one the Indians used in the summer, went up Bone Hollow and across the Tables, passing near the First...
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...
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.
A. J. Wilson, J. Harris, C. Willden, Joseph Armstrong, D. D. Reese, J. Tattersall, H. Tattersall, Thomas Richards, D. C. Adams, W. Holgate and W. Hall.
The Adamsville townsite was surveyed in 1867, and named Adamsville after its founder, David...
MOUNTAINS, LAKES AND STREAMS
The mountains, known as the Tushar Range, east of Beaver City, are full of ideal places for outdoor recreation, fishing, hunting and camping. The fishing up and down...