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Fort Deseret

Erected as a defense against Pahvant
Indians in the Black Hawk War, completed
in 18 days by 98 men. Wm. S. Hawley and Isaac
W. Pierce, forement; John W. Radford, Supt.
Opening celebration July 25, 1865. The fort
was 550 fet square with bastions at northeast
and southwest corners and gates in the
middle of each side. The walls were made
of Adobe mud and straw mixed by the feet
of oxen, when completed they were 10 feet
high, 3 feet wide at the base and 1 1/2 feet
at the top, resting on a stone foundation.

Fanny Powell Cropper Camp

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