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Daughters of Utah Pioneers
Erected Sept 18, 1939
It reads: In 1855 President Brigham Young appointed a company of men under the leadership of William Bringhurst to establish a colony at Las Vegas. The company left Salt Lake May 10 and arrived at Las Vegas June 14, 1855 and camped near this site. William Bringhurst was appointed President, WM.S. Convert, and Ira S. Miles counselors. Sunday June 17, they built a bowery and held their first religious services. The next day they began to build the fort, 150 square feet, 14 feet high, 2 feet wide at the base, and 1 foot at the top.

Desert Holly Camp, Las Vegas, Nevada.

500 E. Washington Ave
Las Vegas, NV 89101

Las Vegas Boulevard and Washington St

Old Las Vegas Mormon State Historic Park

Phone: (702) 486-3511
Website: http://www.dupinternational.org/

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  • Updated Jan 3, 2009
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