Salt Lake City in Salt Lake County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
In Honor of Brigham Young and the Pioneers
[ Second Plaque Mounted on the Monument: ]
July 24, 1847,
* Signifies Those Now Living. The Unmarked Ones Are All Deceased
Brigham Young Clara Decker Young Heber C. Kimball Ellen S. Kimball * Wilford Woodruff George A. Smith Amasa M. Lyman Ezra T. Benson Erastus Snow Shadrach Roundy Albert P. Rockwood John Pack Albert Carrington Orrin P. Rockwell William Clayton Thomas Bullock John S. Fowler Jacob Burnham * Joseph Egbert John M. Freeman Marcus B. Thorp * George Wardle Thomas Grover Barnabus L. Adams
Roswell Stevens Sterling Driggs * George W. Brown Jesse c. Little Phineas H. Young John W. Green Thomas Tanner Addison Everett Truman O. Angell Lorenzo D. Young Harriet Page Young * Isaac Perry Decker * Lorenzo Sobieski Young John Holman Edmund Ellsworth Alvarus Hanks George R. Grant Millen Atwood Samuel Fox Tunis Rappleyee Eli H. Pierce William Dykes Jacob Weiler
* Steven H. Goddard Burr Frost
Franklin B. Stewart Monroe Frink Eric Clines * Ozro Eastman Seth Taft * Horace T. Thornton Horace K. Whitney Orson K. Whitney * Stephen Kelsey John S. Eldredge Charles D. Barnum Alma L. Williams Rufus Allen Robert T. Thomas James W. Stewart Elijah Newman * Levi N. Kendall Francis Boggs David Grant Howard Egan William A. King * Thomas B. Cloward Hosea Cushing Robert Byard George Billings
Edson Whipple Philo Johnson Appleton M. Harmon Carlos Murray Nathaniel T. Brown Jackson R. Redden Francis M. Pomeroy * Aaron F. Farr Nathaniel Fairbanks John S. Higbee John Wheeler Soloman Chamberlain * Conrad Kleinman Jospeh Rooker Perry Fitzgerald John H. Tippetts James Davenport * Henson Walker Benjamin Rolfe Norton Jacob
Andrew Gibbons Joseph Hancock * John W. Norton Hans C. Hanson Levi Jackman * Lyman Curtis John Brown David Powers Matthew Ivory Jospeh Matthews * John S. Gleason Gilberd Summe Charles Burke Alexander P. Chessley Rodney Badger * Norman Taylor Briant Stringam Orson Pratt Willart Richards Joseph S. Scofield Luke Johnson
* Green Flake Hark Lay Oscar Grosby
Erected 1897 by Public Subscription.
Location. 40° 46.174′ N, 111° 53.46′ W. Marker is in Salt Lake City, Utah, in Salt Lake County. Marker is at the intersection of South Temple and Main Street, on the right when traveling west on South Temple. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Salt Lake City UT 84111, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hotel Utah (within shouting distance of this marker); Great Salt Lake Base and Meridian Honor Thy Father and Thy Mother (within shouting distance of this marker); Joseph Smith Memorial Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Church Administration Building (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lion House (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named The Lion House (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named The Lion House (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salt Lake City.
More about this marker. Before Main Street north of South Temple was closed to traffic and converted to a Plaza for the LDS Church Complex, this monument stood in the very center of the intersection and traffic flowed around all four sides. It forms the zero point for the address numbering system, where addresses are expressed in a mathematical grid system.
Regarding In Honor of Brigham Young and the Pioneers. This monument is probably the most well known of all monuments in the city and probably the state.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 5, 2010, by Bryan R. Bauer of Kearns, Ut 84118. This page has been viewed 1,953 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on September 5, 2010, by Bryan R. Bauer of Kearns, Ut 84118. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.