Cove Fort

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Dog ValleyDog Valley (09/23/2006) A small collection of shops bearing the name Dog Valley at exit 168 on I15. Notice the little bird kite above the building.

SubwaySubway (09/23/2006) Dog Valley is primarily a Subway Sandwich shop and an overpriced gas station.

Dog ValleyDog Valley (09/23/2006) A small cabin in Dog Valley.

Dog Valley Trading PostDog Valley Trading Post (09/23/2006) This building has a collection of indian jewelry for sale.

Residence BuildingsResidence Buildings (09/23/2006) Residential buildings at Historic Cove Fort.

Pioneer CabinPioneer Cabin (09/23/2006) This pioneer cabin was originally located near Coalville and belonged to the parents of one of the leaders of the LDS Church. They moved it down to Cove Fort so that it will be on display.

Historic Cove FortHistoric Cove Fort (09/23/2006) Front view of Historic Cove Fort in Central, Utah. The fort was built in 1867 of igneous rock and seems to be weathering time quite well.

Cove Fort InteriorCove Fort Interior (09/23/2006) An interior view of historic Cove Fort.

Back EntranceBack Entrance (09/23/2006) This is the back entrance to Cove Fort. There are two gun portals that allow the gate keeper to check out who wants to enter the fort.

Interior BuildingsInterior Buildings (09/23/2006) Interior structures at Historic Cove Fort in Central Utah.

Old BarnOld Barn (09/23/2006) Kids are playing hoops infront of a barn at the restored Cove Fort.

HoopsHoops (09/23/2006) Several bus loads of children were playing "hoops" in the field adjacent to Cove Fort.

Historic Cove FortHistoric Cove Fort (09/23/2006) A view of the West side of Historic Cove Fort in Central Utah.

Blacksmith ShopBlacksmith Shop (09/23/2006) A blacksmith's shop at Historic Cove Fort in Central Utah.

Storage ShedStorage Shed (09/23/2006) A storage shed at historic Cove Fort.

Pioneer CabinPioneer Cabin (09/23/2006) This pioneer cabin was relocated to the Cove Fort area.

Historic Cove FortHistoric Cove Fort (09/23/2006) Flags waving near the entrance to the Historic Cove Fort in Central Utah.

PO BoxesPO Boxes (09/23/2006) A line of Post Office Boxes at Cove Fort in Central Utah.

Old Cove FortOld Cove Fort (09/23/2006) Unrestored buildings at Historic Cove Fort.

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Historic Cove Fort

Cove Fort is a roadside attraction near the intersection of I70 and I15 in Central Utah. This fort was built in 1867 by early Utah Pioneers to protect communications and travelers in Southern Utah. The fort was recently restored by the LDS Church. It is a fun place to stop and stretch the legs on trips through central Utah.

Here is the Cove Fort Website.

Context: Places

Interstate 70 (51 pictures) Cove Fort is at Exit 1 on I70.

Interstate 15 (87 pictures) Cove Fort is at Exit 135 (Dog Valley) on I15.

Pavant Mountains (32 pictures) The Fort was built in the South West foothills of the Pavant Mountains.

Fillmore (52 pictures) Fillmore, Utah (the original territorial capital) is to the North of Cove Fort.

Iron Mission State Park (17 pictures) The Iron Mission State Park in Cedar City features additional displays of pioneer buildings, and equipment.

LDS Buildings (54 pictures) This gallery shows images of LDS Temples and LDS Memorials.

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