Black and white photo that shows the Co-op Store, parts of Main Street, and more of the town

Agriculture and Industry Before the Co-op

Agricultural Economy Agriculture, including raising livestock, was the major force in the local economy, with Box Elder residents branching out into the nearby countryside. In the 1850s most planting and harvesting was...

Box Elder Fort

Indian relations had been peaceful on the local scene, it was not so throughout the territory. Due to this concern, an order from Brigham Young, delivered in July 1853, by a Major Moore, urged the settlers to again move...

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