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Goshen is in Goshen Valley on US-6, between Santaquin and Elberta. The first Bishop, Phineas W. Cooke, named it for Goshen, Connecticut, his birthplace. The settlement changed location several times and was successively known as Sodom, Sandtown, Mechanicsville, Lower Goshen and finally Goshen. Sandtown was an obvious name for this sandy region. “Sodum up” was a term used for the process of sodding up the roofs of the early dugout structures during the spring and fall.

There was a historic Grist Mill south of town, see this link.

The Original Goshen Pioneer Cemetery can be found here.

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