Cardston Posted on June 16, 2017 Cardston was founded in 1887 when Charles Ora Card led a group of settlers from Utah to settle near Lee Creek. 1 1. Though commonly known as Lee’s Creek, its proper name is Lee Creek. Generally possessives are discouraged in place names. By mormonsettlement 0 You might also like Books Communities Picturesque Cardston and Environments Communities Maps Settlement The History of Mormon Settlements in Canada No Comments Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.