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... Susanna Harker from England built a log cabin on the west side of the Jordan River in November 1848 on what was called then “the Church Farm” near ... in the way of building materials, so the families dug into the bluffs of the Jordan River for shelter ... The tiny settlement, the first "over Jordan," was called Harker’s Settlement, and they began the difficult work of digging ditches to move water out of the ...
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