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Default Ghost Town: Mechanicsville - Utah County, Utah

Site: Mechanicsville
Alternate Names:
County, State: Utah County, Utah
Years of Occupation:
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: Roughly 39.974067 N 111.938464 W
NRHP Reference#: N/A
Date of Last Visit: March 2nd, 2014

Third settlement of Goshen Valley in Utah County, settlers moved from Sandtown where blowing sand and poor conditions had them looking to build town elsewhere. Mechanicsville once again proved unhabitable and they moved to Lower Goshen. We were unable to get within a 1/2 mile of the site as the surrounding area is all marked private property.

Further Reading:
Lower Goshen: Archaeology of a Mormon Pioneer Town
http://www.onlineutah.com/goshenhistory.shtml
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