Site 19, Salvation Knoll
When the pioneers made the decision to proceed on in spite of the challenges of the terrain ahead, they sent out four scouts from Forty Mile Spring to plot the best path to their destination, Montezuma Fort, (about 120 miles away). The scouts, George Sevey, George Hobbs, George Morrell, and Lemuel Redd, took provisions for eight days. Thirteen days into their expedition, the scouts were lost and out of food. On Christmas morning, they climbed to the top of what has since been called Salvation Knoll. From that vantage point, they could see the Blue Mountains, the landmark they had been searching for for several days.