Utah's First Capitol
Creating Fillmore City and Millard County
the territorial legislature of Utah selected
Pahvant Valley as capitol site Oct. 29, 1851.
This spot was selected by Gov. Brigham Young.
Construction work began in 1852. Truman O.
Angell. architect and Anson Call, supervisor.
This south wing was used by the fifth territorial
legislature Oct. 10, 1855. In 1856 the
seat of government was moved to Salt Lake
City. Later used as courty house, and county
headquarters. Restored in 1928 and dedicated
as state museum July 24, 1930.
Custodians: Daughters of Utah Pioneers
Millard County Company