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Great Salt Lake Social Hall

Salt Lake City, Utah 1853

 

— Replicated in 1980 —

 
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By Connor Olson, April 17, 2021
1. Great Salt Lake Social Hall Marker
Inscription.  A center for social and cultural events, the Social Hall was built from local sandstone. The first floor included a dining area with tables, benches, and a fully equipped kitchen. The upper story had a 20 x 40 foot stage and a large dance floor. The Deseret Dramatic Association, established in 1853, held many performances in the hall. Remnants of the original foundation can be seen in the Social Hall Heritage Museum in downtown Salt Lake City.
 
Erected by This Is The Place Foundation. (Marker Number 15.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EntertainmentFraternal or Sororal Organizations. A significant historical year for this entry is 1853.
 
Location. 40° 45.254′ N, 111° 48.959′ W. Marker is in Salt Lake City, Utah, in Salt Lake County. Marker can be reached from Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2601 East Sunnyside Avenue, 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. Jewkes-Draper Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Fairbanks Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Heber East Ward School
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By Connor Olson, April 17, 2021
2. Great Salt Lake Social Hall
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Andrus Halfway House and Farm (within shouting distance of this marker); Shaving Parlor (within shouting distance of this marker); John Gardiner Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker); Hooper and Eldredge Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); Irrigation Station (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salt Lake City.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 13, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 11, 2021, by Connor Olson of Lemmon, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 11, 2021, by Connor Olson of Lemmon, South Dakota. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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