Desolation Canyon

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Green River, Utah

Historic Document

Desolation Canyon is located in Carbon County, Utah certified as a historic location on Sunday November 24, 1968. This location is a protected historic place because of historical significance relating to Landscape, more specifically a Conservation Area. Desolation Canyon was nominated by as a historic location by Other based on Person and its significance in Exploration/Settlement.

Desolation Canyon Information

Ownership Type: Private, Federal
Type of Resource: Site
Historically Significant Names Associated With This Location: Powell,John Wesley
Historically Significant Years Associated With This Location: 1869
Level of Governmental Significance: National
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Restricted Archeological Site: Not Listed as a Restricted Site
Federal Agency Responsible for This Location: Bureau Of Land Management

Desolation Canyon Size Data

Acres occupied by this site: 10
Number of historically contributing buildings: 0
Number of historically contributing sites: 1
Number of historically contributing structures: 0
Number of historically contributing objects: 0
Number of noncontributing buildings: 0
Number of noncontributing sites: 0
Number of noncontributing structures: 0
Number of noncontributing objects: 0
Related Sections:
Green River Historic Locations Carbon County Historic Locations Utah Historic Locations