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Granger Settlement

First settlers to arrive in this community in 1849 built homes, dug wells, and made canals from Jordan River. The soil’s rich yield prompted Judge Elias Smith to name the area Granger. Churches and schools were situated in various places. In 1884 a ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was organized. Daniel McRae, Bishop. A church building, 6 rods south erected in 1885. Destroyed by gas explosion, was replaced by a two story building. First post office was on this site.

This is Daughter’s of Utah Pioneers marker #361, located at Granger High School at 3580 South 3600 West in West Valley City, Utah and dedicated in 1969.