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Cache Valley

Known to the Indians as Willow Valley – was renamed by fur trappers and traders in the winter of 1825 – 1826.

James Bridger led the first trappers to a winter encampment near here in 1824. Towards December 1825, William Sublette, in charge of Gen. William H. Ashley’s mountain men, ordered many of the season’s furs cached in this vicinity.

Those interested in the furs stored to await Gen. Ashley’s merchandise caravan of 1826, and similar caravans in subsequent years, were William I. Sublette, James Bridger, Jedediah S. Smith, Thomas Fitzpatrick, Etienne Provot, Robert Campbell, James P. Beckwourth, David E. Jackson, Louis Vasquez, Jean Baptiste Gervais, Moses Harris, and many others.

This marker is located at the Logan Tabernacle in Logan, Utah.  Check out all of the historic markers placed by the Sons of Utah Pioneers and UPTLA at JacobBarlow. com/sup

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