North Ogden
Historical Museum

North Ogden was settled in 1851. Pioneers Jonathan Campbell Jr. and John Riddle were the earliest settlers. The Native Americans were reluctantly forced to share the land with the incoming pioneers. They called the area "Opecarry", which meant "stick in the head".!? Ben Lomond Peak is shown in 1927, with a similar view in September of 2014. (2 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

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Students graduated from school after eighth grade, and some were able to attend college afterwards. Weber State photos from years past: (1) Weber Academy graduates around 1900, (2) Weber College Sorority group 1940s ?, (3) Weber Normal College commencement program from 1921, (4) Weber Academy HCP Literary Club in 1910. (4 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

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In 1915, hunters George Roylance, Chris Lind, and Charles Jones pose with their trophies. (2) Wayne Barker is shown after a hunting expedition with his enthusiastic dog in the 1950s. Pioneers participated in trapping and hunting for both pleasure and survival. (2 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

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Kathy Bateman BishopKeep em' coming !! I love these old photos !!1   ·  2 weeks ago

Mike MorbyWow. Loved that Wayne Barker. He was a great man.1   ·  2 weeks ago

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When the first settlers arrived in North Ogden around 1850, they planted fruit trees from seed brought across the plains, which developed into large orchards. The Ben Lomond Orchard Company (277 E. Lomond View Drive) was one of the fruit packing houses. As many as 75 train carloads were shipped out during peak season. During off-season, this packing house was used as a skating rink. (2 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

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Susan Barker AdamsMy Grandfather, Wm. Nathan Barker, use to ship out alot of fruit from his farm on Fruitland Dr.2   ·  3 weeks ago

Connie Huband SneddonWhat great pictures and memories.1   ·  3 weeks ago

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Old-time vacations: (1) Yellowstone has been a favorite vacation spot for many years. Shown in 1933 at Mammoth Hot Springs are Wilford & Lucille Shaw and Beatrice & Ralph Garner from North Ogden. (2) Four friends pose for a photo while on a vacation in 1936. Jack Deamer, Bill Bailey, Verle Barker, & Lowell Shupe traveled from N.O. to see the Hollywood stars with only $17 among them. They used most of the money for car repairs, and then had to drive to a relative's home in California to borrow money to get back home. They had this photo taken in a staged setting. (2 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

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Kathy Bateman BishopLove it. !!!1   ·  4 weeks ago

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