Circleville, DUP, historic, Historic Markers, Piute County, utah
DUP Marker # 366
Circleville was settled in 1864 by a group of pioneers from Sanpete County, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints organized a branch, William J. Allred, Presiding Elder. Land was cultivated and homes erected. In 1865 the Black Hawk War forced evacuation. Non-Mormons began homesteading the valley in 1873 and Mormons from the Beaver area arrived a year later, Thomas Day, Presiding Elder. In 1876 Thomas King and sons established a United Order 2 miles east of the original settlement.
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Shane Westwood said:
I recently learned that my late grandfather helped to quarry (and carry) stones used for an LDS church in Circleville, built in the 1940s. Did you happen to see that church and take any photos of it while on your Circleville trip?