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David H. Jones House

This Craftsman bungalow was built c. 1912 for David H. and Mary E. Nielsen Jones, who lived here until their deaths in 1959 and 1976, respectively.  In addition to running his own farm and livestock operations, David Jones served as Commissioner of Agriculture for Utah, as president of the Utah State Farm Bureau, and as president of the Utah County Cooperative Dairy for 20 years.  His political career included six years of service as a Spanish Fork city councilman and two terms as a state senator.

Located at 143 South Main Street in Spanish Fork, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.

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Also located on the property is the Spanish Fork Pioneer Park, which is currently owned and operated by Jones’s granddaughter Elaine Jones Hughes, and her husband who have dedicated the property to Spanish Fork’s pioneer heritage. Located at the park are several historic pioneer log cabins with connections to Spanish Fork pioneers, a mill that came from Leland, and a pump house that had its origins in Salt Lake City. Pioneer Park is open on Pioneer Day and is also the location of the Fiesta Days quilt show.

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