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==Time Line==
 
==Time Line==
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*1869 April 1 Established
 
*1900 Main railroad shops moved to Montello and Carlin Nevada
 
*1900 Fire burned through city destroying many buildings
 
*1904 Railroad constructed a new route by way of the Lucin Cutoff across the Great Salt Lake bypassing Terrace
 
*1944 Rails were taken up and donated to the WWII war effort.
 
 
 
 
===Neighboring Communities===
 
===Neighboring Communities===
Promontory | Park Valley | [[Snowville, Utah|Snowville]] |Rosette | Lucin | Etna | Grouse Creek
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Promontory | [[Kelton, Utah|Kelton]]|[[Terrace, Utah|Terrace]] | [[Snowville, Utah|Snowville]] |Rosette | Lucin | Etna | Grouse Creek
  
 
===Biographies===
 
===Biographies===

Revision as of 21:04, 8 June 2011

United States Gotoarrow.png Utah Gotoarrow.png Box Elder Gotoarrow.png Park Valley

History

Park Valley is a ghost town,

Location

  • GPS Location:

Time Line

Neighboring Communities

Promontory | Kelton|Terrace | Snowville |Rosette | Lucin | Etna | Grouse Creek

Biographies

Cemeteries

Check cemeteries in neighboring communities.

Church Records

Historical Newspapers

Societies, Museums and Libraries

Vital Records

  • The Chinese were generally excluded from the census, and some tallies counted registered voters only. [1]

Birth

Marriages

Death

  • Utah Department of Archives 1903 to 50 years ago
    Choices of search types - name, date of death (year, month, day, or any combination) and county.
    Images of actual death certificates.
  • Utah Death Certificates 1904 - 1956 -A free internet access to the 1904-1956 death certificates can be viewed on the Family Search Historical Records.  Utah requires a death certificate before a burial is completed.  A death certificate may contain information as to the name of the deceased, date of death, and place of death, as well as the age, birthdate, parents, gender, marital status, spouse and place of residence.  For information on death prior to 1904 you can search the Utah State Burial Index.
Obituaries

Suggested Reading

  • The Historical Guide to Utah Ghost Towns. [2]
  • Some Dreams Die: Utah's Ghost Towns and Lost Treasures [3]
  • Connecting the West : historic railroad stops and stage stations of Elko County, Nevada [4]

Websites

Sources and Footnotes

  1. *Ghost Town of Terrace
  2. Carr, Stephen L. The Historical Guide to Utah Ghost Towns. Salt Lake City, Utah: Western Epics, 1972. Film: FHL 78162 Book: FHL 979.2 H2cr WorldCat 595478.
  3. Thompson, George A; Some Dreams Die: Utah's Ghost Towns and Lost Treasures WorldCat 9202286 FHL 979.2 H2tg
  4. Hall, Shawn; Connecting the West : historic railroad stops and stage stations of Elko County, Nevada WorldCat 50926294