At the intersection of State Route 36 and 73 six miles south of Stockton.


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Tooele County Guide to Historical Attractions


Horse IconU36 and U73 Junction


U36 and U73 Junction

Mail Drop Monument - About six miles south of Stockton there is a mysterious looking monument that appears out-of-place.  During the late 180's it was a convenient mail drop for residents in Tooele and Lehi and points in between, including the towns of Ophir and Mercur.  The mailman from Tooele would collect post from there, Stockton, etc., and take to the mail drop for pickup or delivery.  The mailman from Lehi did the same thing for Ophir and Mercur.


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Tooele County | 47 South Main Street | Tooele, UT 84074 | Telephone: (435) 843-3100