Ghost Town: Sodum - Utah County

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    Site: Sodum
    Alternate Names: The Fort, Fort Sodom, Soddum
    County, State: Utah County, Utah
    Years of Occupation: Unknown - 1860
    Status of Site: Closed (Private Property)
    Classification: Class 1 - Barren Town
    Type: Agriculture
    Remnants: No notable remains, everything at the present site is modern.
    GPS Coordinate: N 39.985280° W 111.909969°
    NRHP Reference#: N/A
    Date of Last Visit: March 2nd, 2014

    First settlement of Goshen Valley in Utah County, settlers soon moved onto Sandtown. Site is on private property though you can get near the site on the Goshen Bay Road. There are no notable remains, everything at the present site is modern.

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    Site area as viewed from Goshen Bay Road

    Further Reading:
    Lower Goshen: Archaeology of a Mormon Pioneer Town
    http://www.onlineutah.com/goshenhistory.shtml
     
    Last edited: Mar 4, 2014

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