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In 1859 James Pace and James Butler built an large adobe home on this site, purchased by Joseph E. Johnson, 1861. He with his brothers Benjamin F. and George W. operated many industries: drug stores, fruit-tree nursery, trunk factory, sorghum mill, cannery, broom factory, wholesale seed house, and printing office where first Utah farm paper, The Farmer’s Oracle, was published. Benjamin F. Johnson, became first Bishop; Samuel Openshaw, Justice of Peace; Don Carlos Babbitt, Constable.

In memory of those who died
1862 to 1882
Junius Johnson
Avoline Butterfield
Esther Vilate Babbitt
Benjamin Franklin Babbitt
Joseph Ezekiel Johnson
Frances Rosilla Johnson
Thankful Mary Johnson
Adelia Jane Johnson
Lina Ann LeBaron
Hattie May LeBaron
Ann Eliza Drollinger
Don Carlos Babbitt, Jr.
Almon Whiting Babbitt
Joseph Almond Openshaw
Melita Ann Openshaw
William LeBaron
Hannah Minnie Johnson
Esther Minerva Johnson
“Ring” Faithful Dog
“Ranger” Faithful Horse

Erected by Spring Lake 2nd Ward Young Women, August 30, 1997