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Pine Valley

In 1855 this valley was discovered by Isaac Riddle an Indian Missionary, while searching for a lost cow. The first sawmill south of the rim of the Great Basin was built on this site in 1855-1856 by Robert Richey, Jehu Blackburn and Isaac Riddle.

The first homes in the valley were erected around the mill. Pine Valley became the source of much of the lumber used in early towns of southern Utah and Nevada.

Daughters of Utah Pioneers Marker #215 Located in Pine Valley, Washington County, Utah