WASHINGTON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY (Washington County, Utah)
JOSEPH S. WORTHEN HOME
St. George, Utah
LOCATION293 South 100 West
St. George, UT 84770
Plat A, Block 3, Lot 2 on the old pioneer map of St. George.
HISTORYJoseph S. Worthen came to St. George in 1862 and built this house. He raised his family there.
The house was torn down January 13, 1987,
BIOGRAPHYJoseph S. Worthen came to St. George in 1862. He was a stone mason and builder. Many of the homes in this valley show the skilled workmanship of this man and his sons. They were experts in building basements and foundations of the black rock found in nearby hills. Those foundations will last for many years.