Salt Lake City in Salt Lake County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Honor Thy Father and Thy Mother
Erected 1936 by Public Subscriptions, Old Folks' Committees, Cambrian Society of Salt Lake City, In. Covered Wagon Days, Inc., and Utah Pioneer Trails and Landmarks Association. (Marker Number 65.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Utah Pioneer Trails and Landmarks Association marker series.
Location. 40° 46.165′ N, 111° 53.484′ W. Marker is in Salt Lake City, Utah, in Salt Lake County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of SouthTemple Street and Main Street. Click for map. The marker is on the north (rear) face of the Monument and is not visible from the street. The monument is topped by a bust of Charles R. Savage and is just south of the Base and Meridian Monument and Marker. Marker is in this post office area: Salt Lake City UT 84116, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance Great Salt Lake Base and Meridian (a few steps from this marker); In Honor of Brigham Young and the Pioneers (within shouting distance of this marker); Hotel Utah (within shouting distance of this marker); Joseph Smith Memorial Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Church Administration Building (about 600 feet away); Pioneer Telegraph Office (about 600 feet away); McIntyre Building (about 700 feet away); Nauvoo Bell (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Salt Lake City.
Also see . . . C. R. Savage Photograph Collection. “Charles R. Savage (1832-1909) was one of the most prominent American photographers of the late nineteenth century. He is perhaps best known for shooting the coming together of the Union Pacific and Central Pacific Railroads at Promontory Point, Utah in 1869.” (Submitted on June 30, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.)
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