Eastern Mojave Vegetation Plaque for town of Frisco.  


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  Frisco, Beaver County, Utah
Photograph taken June 1, 2005.

Daughters of Utah Pioneers
No. 268
Erected 1961


A typical mining town at the foot of the San Francisco Mountain (sic?) was fed by the fabulously rich horn silver mine. By 1885 over $60,000,000 in zinc, copper, lead, silver, and gold were hauled away by mule train and the Utah Central Railroad. Water was shipped in as well as all supplies. The the mine caved and people moved away, leaving only a few families of the 4,000 population to maintain their homes, stores, school, and church. By the 1920's only memories and the shifting sands were left.

Horn Silver Camp
Silver Desert Camp
Beaver County, Utah

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