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Jordanelle Valley, Heber City, Wasatch County, UT

Jordanelle Valley, Heber City, Wasatch County, UT

 
 
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Significance: The Provo River flows from the Unita Mountains southwesterly toward Utah Lake. On the way, it passes through the Jordanelle Valley 8 miles north of Heber City. Anglo settlement in the valley began in the 1860s by Mormon pioneers such as William Davis and William Hailstone. The economy was based on irrigated agriculture and consisted primarily of cultivating hay and alfalfa for livestock. Located on the Heber-Salt Lake City Road, Hailstone became a wayside stop. By the early 20th century, several other ranches were in operation, including the Henry Cluff Ranch along Drain Tunnel Creek and the John Jordan Ranch near the Jordanelle Narrows...
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-63
Survey number: HABS UT-115

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Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
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Heber City (Utah)40.67335, -111.42996
Google Map of 40.6733512, -111.4299607
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