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

The Bee-Hive House

 
 
The Bee-Hive House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, June 18, 2007
1. The Bee-Hive House Marker
Inscription.  Erected about 1852 by President Brigham Young as the official residence of the president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and occupied by him from the time it was completed until his death in 1877.

From 1852 to 1855 it also served as the executive mansion of Governor Brigham Young of the Territory of Utah.

It was also the home of presidents Lorenzo Snow (1898-1901) and Joseph F. Smith (1901-1918), both of whom died here.

The bee-hive is the state emblem signifying industry.
 
Erected 1935 by Young Men’s and Young Women’s Mutual Improvement Association & Utah Pioneer Trails and Landmarks Association. (Marker Number 50.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionIndustry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Utah Pioneer Trails and Landmarks Association series list.
 
Location. 40° 46.174′ N, 111° 53.312′ W. Marker is in Salt Lake City
Bee-Hive House image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, June 18, 2007
2. Bee-Hive House
, Utah, in Salt Lake County. Marker can be reached from South Temple Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 67 E South Temple Street, Salt Lake City UT 84116, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Beehive House (a few steps from this marker); Brigham Young’s Office (a few steps from this marker); The Lion House (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named The Lion House (a few steps from this marker); Eagle Gate 1859 (within shouting distance of this marker); A Private School House (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Lion House (within shouting distance of this marker); Federal Reserve Bank (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salt Lake City.
 
Also see . . .  Beehive House. LDS Church site giving information about Bee-Hive House and a search capability for locating other LDS historical sites. (Submitted on September 1, 2010, by Bryan R. Bauer of Kearns, Ut 84118.) 
 
The Bee-Hive House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, April 14, 2019
3. The Bee-Hive House Marker
The marker is to the right of the door, below the window.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 23, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 26, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,002 times since then and 22 times this year. Last updated on August 28, 2010, by Bryan R. Bauer of Kearns, Ut 84118. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 26, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia.   3. submitted on April 26, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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