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Salt Lake City in Salt Lake County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Lone Cedar Tree

 
 
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By Jack Duffy, August 17, 2010
1. Lone Cedar Tree Marker
Inscription. Although willows grew along the banks of the streams a lone cedar tree near this spot became Utah's first famous landmark. Someone in a moment of thoughtlessness cut it down, leaving only the stump which is a part of this monument.

"In the glory of my prime I was the pioneer's friend"

 
Erected 1960 by Central Company, Daughters of Utah Pioneers. (Marker Number 262.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers marker series.
 
Location. 40° 45.745′ N, 111° 52.436′ W. Marker is in Salt Lake City, Utah, in Salt Lake County. Marker is on South 600 East south of East Broadway / E 300 S, in the median. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 316 South 600 East, Salt Lake City UT 84102, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. B'nai Israel Temple (approx. 0.3 miles away); L.D.S. Tenth Ward Square (approx. 0.3 miles away); Congregation Montefiore (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Presbyterian Church Salt Lake City (approx. 0.6 miles away); Lincoln Arms Apartments
Lone Cedar Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jack Duffy, August 17, 2010
2. Lone Cedar Tree Marker
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Hollywood Apartments (approx. 0.6 miles away); Cathedral of the Madeleine (approx. 0.6 miles away); St. Mark's Episcopal Cathedral (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Salt Lake City.
 
Categories. Horticulture & ForestrySettlements & Settlers
 
Lone Cedar Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert Cole, January 17, 2013
3. Lone Cedar Tree Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Jack Duffy of West Jordan, Utah. This page has been viewed 850 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Jack Duffy of West Jordan, Utah.   3. submitted on , by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photo of the Cedar Tree Shrine marker at the base of the monument. • Can you help?
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