Bonanza

Bonanza is a settlement that grew up near the claim on the gilsonite vein located by Byron Colton on Nov. 13, 1888. So-called because Colton believed his claim to be located on the richest part of the vein. It is now abandoned.

-From the "Builders of Uintah", courtesy of the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers

 

Last Updated: 06.16.2015