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Pioneer Pavilion

Built in 2018

 
 
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By Connor Olson, April 17, 2021
1. Pioneer Pavilion Marker
Inscription.  The pioneers built a bowery on Temple Square in single day, three days after their arrival in 1847. Constructed of native timbers and willows, it provided a gathering place for the community.

The bowery was rebuilt several times until it was replaced by the first tabernacle. In the 1860's that tabernacle was replaced by what is known today as the Mormon Tabernacle.

A replica pioneer bowery was built here in 1995, with materials similar to those used on the first bowery of 1847. Just as the pioneers replaced their bowery, the Park's bowery has been replaced with a new pavilion, constructed with the best of modern materials. Now guests can enjoy the Pioneer Pavilion for family reunions, corporate parties, wedding receptions and more.
 
Erected by This Is The Place Foundation. (Marker Number 7.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1847.
 
Location. 40° 45.192′ N, 111° 48.976′ W. Marker is in Salt Lake City, Utah, in

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By Connor Olson, July 17, 2021
2. Pioneer Pavilion
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Salt Lake County. Marker is on Main Street near First South, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Salt Lake City UT 84108, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pine Valley Chapel (within shouting distance of this marker); Sesquicentennial Mormon Trail Wagontrain (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Phillip White Cabin (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Andrus Halfway House and Farm (about 300 feet away); Jewkes-Draper Home (about 300 feet away); This is the Place Monument (about 400 feet away); Fairbanks Home (about 500 feet away); Heber East Ward School (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salt Lake City.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 27, 2021, by Connor Olson of Lemmon, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 30 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 27, 2021, by Connor Olson of Lemmon, South Dakota. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
 
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May. 13, 2021