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The Davis Fort – Built 1851

Soon after the first white families settled at Box Elder, they built a temporary fort to protect themselves from Shoshone Indian attacks.

The Davis Fort was named after their leader, William Davis and consisted of a row of simple log cabins.

The people moved out of the fort in the spring of 1852.

This historic marker is located at 403 W 700 N in Brigham City, Utah and is #1 in the Brigham City Historic Tour and #200 of the S.U.P. historic markers.