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Use of a portion of Fort Douglas Military Reservation for street purposes.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Military Affairs.

Use of a portion of Fort Douglas Military Reservation for street purposes.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Military Affairs.

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Streets,
  • Military reservations,
  • Fort Douglas (Utah)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesUse of part of Fort Douglas reservation for street purposes
    SeriesH.rp.2150
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination1 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16154509M

    In , Congress authorized the Secretary of War, J.D. Cameron, to set aside twenty acres of land at Camp Douglas in Salt Lake City, Utah, for use as a public cemetery, and directed the Secretary to establish rules and regulations "for the protection, care, and management of such cemetery.".   As they drove along, the soldier explained that he was stationed at Fort Douglas, a military reservation east of Salt Lake City. When asked how he happened to be in the company of a woman of questionable morals, he explained, “Tonight, for some reason, I felt very lonely up at the Fort, and I thought I would go downtown to see if I could find.

      The last available plot reservation was taken in the s, making Fort Douglas officially a "closed" cemetery. But far from forgotten. Every grave will be adorned with an American flag this Monday and speeches will be given by U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch and newspaper columnist Paul Rolly preceding a gun salute and the playing of Taps.   The land that the University and Fort Douglas presently share originally was declared “University Square” by an act of the Territorial Legislature in , but with the coming of Connor’s Volunteers, it was absorbed into the Fort Douglas military reservation. Then, in , shortly before Utah became a state, the University was granted

    The Fort Douglas Military Museum will be closed at least through the end of May. Unfortunately, due to the current circumstances, the Memorial Day Ceremony usually held at the Fort Douglas Post Cemetery has been canceled. But, on Memorial Day, the Museum's outside area will be open from pm for guests to look around. COL Victor L. Olsen Hall USARC ( mi.) University of Utah / Salt Lake City, Utah, United States Edward C. Watson Hall USARC ( mi.) Salt Lake City, Utah, United States Franklin L. McKean Hall USARC ( mi.) Salt Lake City, Utah, United States George W. Latimer Hall USARC ( mi.) Salt Lake City, Utah, United States H. Lynn Ostler Hall USARC ( mi.) Salt Lake City, Utah, United States.


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Use of a portion of Fort Douglas Military Reservation for street purposes by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Military Affairs. Download PDF EPUB FB2

MLA citation style: Historic American Landscapes Survey, Creator, et al. Fort Douglas, Stilwell Field, The portion of Fort Douglas bounded by De Trobriand Street on the north, Fort Douglas Boulevard on the east, Potter Street on the south, and Chase Street on the west., Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, ntation Compiled After.

Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress. A small portion of the southwestern section of the original fort remains in use by the United States military.

This portion of the fort is designated the Fort Stephen A. Douglas Armed Forces Reserve reserve center consists of 51 acres, and includes the historic Soldier's Circle, along with several sub-installation on: Salt Lake City, Utah. The central part of the Fort and its cemetery were placed on the National Register of Historic Places in and became a National Historic Landmark in In the Fort was officially closed although the National Guard, Reserves and the Fort Douglas Military Museum continue to use a small part of the reservation.

We recommend booking Fort Douglas Military Museum tours ahead of time to secure your spot. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund.

See all 1 Fort Douglas Military Museum tours on Tripadvisor4/5(46). Welcome to Fort Douglas Make this My Home Base. Welcome to My Home Base, your personalized community guide to military life, shopping, and events on-base and outside the gates.

My Base Calendar. Have an upcoming event at Fort Douglas. Share it right here on My Home Base. Join the MMS Book Club Today. Join the Beauty and Baby Club. Serve. InCongress passed a law giving the President permission to once again reduce the size of Fort Berthold Indian Reservation.

InPresident Benjamin Harrison signed an order increasing the size of Fort Berthold in one area to compensate for the loss elsewhere on the reservation. This area is a portion of a township. Camp W.G. Williams (State Military Reservation) ( - present), Camp Williams A UT National Guard combat training area on 28, acres.

Became a permanent post in and was formally named in Federalized in and became a subpost of Fort Douglas for WWII training purposes. An act to grant to the city of Seattle, in the State of Washington, certain rights of way for sewer and street purposes through and along the military reservation of Fort Lawton, Washington, and through the reservations for the Lake Washington Canal.

May. 2, PDF, KB: Chapter Get directions, maps, and traffic for Fort Douglas, UT. Check flight prices and hotel availability for your visit. The Fort Douglas Military Museum was registered by the Center for Military History as an official museum of the U.S.

Army Museum System on 8 August with the date of establishment being two days later. Renovation of Building 32 began in June of that year. The Museum was dedicated on 26 October and officially opened on 14 May   Fort Douglas, Arkansas located in the Ozark National Forest on Highway in the northeast corner of Johnson County.

There are lots of off road trails, hiking trails, paddling streams, and just plain old woods surrounding Fort Douglas. There are no facilities of any kind at Fort Douglas (the nearest store is at Sand Gap, about 7 miles east on Highway 7), so if you plan to visit, carry what.

If you have a question for the museum, please let us know by filling out the following form. We will get back to you as soon as possible. Fort Douglas Military Reservation, Salt Lake City, UT No description specified. (1 Record) Documents. History of Ft.

Douglas () Related Creators. Anonymous Related Keywords. Salt Lake (County) Related Keywords and Creators are determined by looking at all of the Creators and Keywords associated with a Creator and highlighting the most. Fort Douglas hotels: low rates, no booking fees, no cancellation fees.

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land, being a portion of the tract conveyed to Shriners' Hospitals for Crippled Children by deed of Jpursuant to the Act entitled "An Act to authorize the Secretary of War to convey cer­ tain lands situated within the Fort Douglas Military Reservation to the Shriners' Hospitals for Crippled Children", approved March The Fort Douglas Military Museum is within walking distance to the University Guest House miles).

The museum, originally a 19th century barracks, includes various exhibits on the history of Utah and adjacent western states. The museum also includes an outdoor Cannon and Military Vehicle Park.

Fort Ord is a former United States Army post on Monterey Bay of the Pacific Ocean coast in California, which closed in due to Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) action. Most of the fort's land now makes up the Fort Ord National Monument, managed by the United States Bureau of Land Management as part of the National Conservation Lands, while a small portion remains an active military.

The Fort Douglas military reserve, established in to protect the Overland Telegraph from Indian and Confederate attack,[21] had blocked residential building in the area east of East and north of South until Congress appropriated sixty acres of land from the western part of the Fort Douglas reserve for a new University of Utah.

Fort Douglas. Camp Douglas was established in Octoberduring the American Civil War, as a small military garrison about three miles east of Salt Lake City, Utah, to protect the overland mail route and telegraph lines along the Central Overland Route.

Inthe post was renamed Fort Douglas. Looking for a specific military base. Use Base Guides to find United States military bases.

Select a military base by location. Use Control Plan. The first Long Term Monitoring 5 year review was completed in September of with no additional findings noted. For more information regarding the Fort Miles Military Reservation FUDS project, please contact George Follett, CENAB-EN-H, ()e-mail [email protected] Douglas, was built in the late-nineteenth century by the federal government to keep "The Mormon Threat" under control.

After Young decided to dissolve the State of Deseret and join the union in order to prevent a civil war, the military base remained, functioning mostly as housing for military families.

Utah's Fort Douglas is part of a rich historical heritage. Its origin as a military installation can be traced to Col. Patrick Edward Connor and his expedition of California-Nevada volunteers, ordered to Utah in to protect the overland mail route between Carson Valley, Nev., and Fort Laramie in the Wyoming Territory from the Indians.

Clearly, the federal government thought that the mail.