Tooele’s Mud Wall

“During 1854-55 the settlers built a mud wall around most of the town to better protect themselves from Indian attacks. It was two and one half feet thick at the base, nine feet high and one foot wide at the top (Peter M. Clegg said 18 inches). The wall started at the...

Tooele South Ward

The Tooele South Ward is also known as the Tooele Ward and First Ward.  Construction on the meeting house began in 1856 with rock from Settlement Canyon, and under the direction of John Rowberry, one of Tooele’s original pioneers who helped establish the...

Tooele Pioneer Museum

The Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum in Tooele, also known as Pioneer City Hall, was originally built in 1867, and is listed on the State Historical Register. In the museum you’ll find hundreds of artifacts including pictures of Tolman ancestors and other...

Rush Valley Homestead Site

Remnants of the homestead where Margaret Eliza Utley (Cyrus Tolman’s third wife) and her children loved are still there to be seen for those who don’t mind a little adventure. The dugout location is found by driving south on SR 36 through Stockton, past...

Tooele City Cemetery

In sections 1 through 4 of the Tooele Cemetery (the most south west portion) are buried some of Cyrus Tolman’s children: Julia Ann Tolman Fraser (daughter of Cyrus and Lydia Kasbeer) and her spouse Alexander M. Fraser; Sarah Bell Tolman Bruneau (daughter of...

Tooele Library Pioneer Memorial

Dedicated in October 2000, this monument’s purpose is to celebrate and honor the men, women and children who came across the plains prior to 1869 and settled in Tooele.  The monument features 800-plus names of the original pioneers and is located at 200 West and...

Camp Floyd

(Pictures: Camp Floyd in 1859 and Camp Floyd Cemetery) The United States Army, Mormon Pioneers, Stagecoach Travelers, and the Pony Express met at Camp Floyd and the town of Fairfield. The Army arrived in 1858 and constructed Camp Floyd to suppress a supposed Mormon...
Margaret Eliza Utley (1835-1902)

Margaret Eliza Utley (1835-1902)

(Contributed by the Thomas Tolman Family Organization. Excerpt from Judson Tolman: Pioneer, Lumberman, Patriarch by E. Dennis Tolman, Second Edition, 2004, pages 120-137). (The following account on Margaret Eliza Utley was written by her daughter, Maggie Bell Tolman...
The Fresh Water Miracle

The Fresh Water Miracle

(Picture: Margaret Eliza Utley and Maggie Belle Tolman). (Contributed by the Thomas Tolman Family Organization. Excerpt from Judson Tolman: Pioneer, Lumberman, Patriarch by E. Dennis Tolman, Second Edition, 2004, page 39). Maggie Bell Tolman Porter, the youngest...
Cats and Kittens

Cats and Kittens

(Picture: Margaret Eliza Utley and Maggie Belle Tolman). (Contributed by the Thomas Tolman Family Organization. Excerpt from Judson Tolman: Pioneer, Lumberman, Patriarch by E. Dennis Tolman, Second Edition, 2004, pages 38-39). Maggie Bell Tolman Porter, the youngest...
Page 1 of 3123

Pin It on Pinterest