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Brigham Young’s Office

 
 
Brigham Young's Office Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, June 18, 2007
1. Brigham Young's Office Marker
Inscription. Erected about 1852. Used as the executive offices of the Territory of Utah until 1855. Headquarters of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from the time it was finished until 1917 when the new church office building was complete.

For a short time it was also the Church tithing office. Many distinguished persons have been entertained here.

Presidents of the Church who occupied these offices were Brigham Young, 1852–1877; John Taylor, 1877–1887; Wilford Woodrull, 1887–1898; Lorenzo Snow, 1898–1901; Joseph F. Smith, 1901–1917.
 
Erected 1935 by Young Men's and Young Women's Mutual Improvement Associations & Utah Pioneer Trails and Landmarks Association. (Marker Number 52.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Utah Pioneer Trails and Landmarks Association marker series.
 
Location. 40° 46.172′ N, 111° 53.327′ W. Marker is in Salt Lake City, Utah, in Salt Lake County. Marker can be reached from South Temple Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 67 E South Temple Street, Salt Lake City UT 84116, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Lion House (here, next to this marker);
Brigham Young's Office and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, June 18, 2007
2. Brigham Young's Office and Marker
Beehive House (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named The Lion House (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Lion House (a few steps from this marker); The Bee-Hive House (a few steps from this marker); Church Administration Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Eagle Gate 1859 (within shouting distance of this marker); A Private School House (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Salt Lake City.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,527 times since then and 6 times this year. Last updated on , by Bryan R. Bauer of Kearns, Ut 84118. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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