Fort Union (5)

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Fort Union (5) (1853-1870s) - A Mormon Settler Fort established in 1853 near Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Abandoned in 1870s. Also known as Union Fort.

Fort Union Marker
Fort Union Memorial Sign
Fort Union Marker Locale

History of Fort Union (5)

A Mormon settler fort established in 1853 on 10 acres of land donated by Jehu Cox. The fort was built as a walled community enclosing some 23 homes and a community building used as a church, school and amusement hall. The surrounding wall was 12' tall made of stone and adobes with clay mortar.

Abandoned by the 1870s.

Current Status

Marker only in the middle of a shopping center.

Location: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah.

Maps & Images

Lat: 40.621128 Long: -111.858912

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Visited: 5 Jul 2015

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