Horatio Pickett Home

WASHINGTON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY     (Washington County, Utah)

HORATIO PICKETT HOME

St. George, Utah

LOCATION

190 South 100 East
St. George, UT 84770


HISTORY

This house was built in 1869.


BIOGRAPHY

Horatio Pickett operated a lumber yard, furniture business, and carpentry shop in St. George. He worked on the Temple and Tabernacle and was the first mortician in town. He was also a lawyer, justice of the peace, and school board member. For 30 years, Pickett directed a choir. He loved to play the fiddle. His widow, Philena, died here in 1939.


PHOTOS

TBD


REFERENCES

Landmark and Historic Sites: City of St. George
First Edition,   January 2, 2009,   pp. 16-1 through 16-2
Compiled by the St. George Community Development Department

Landmark and Historic Sites: Informational Guide of Historical Sites within the City of St. George
Second Edition,   Revised 2011,   pp. 89
Compiled by the St. George Community Development Department