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

Pioneer Memorial Museum

 
 
Pioneer Memorial Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan R. Bauer, August 27, 2010
1. Pioneer Memorial Museum Marker
Inscription.  Erected by the Daughters of Utah Pioneers and the State of Utah as a replica of the Salt Lake Theater. Dedicated July 23, 1950, as a Hall in which to preserve the names, portraits, histories, manuscripts, relics and other evidences of wisdom, industry and culture of nearly 86,000 immigrant pioneers who, from 1847 until 1869, with ox team, handcart and on foot crossed a thousand miles of wilderness to find religious freedom and new homes in the Rocky Mountains.
 
Erected 1950 by Daughters of Utah Pioneers. (Marker Number 162.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series list.
 
Location. 40° 46.586′ N, 111° 53.471′ W. Marker is in Salt Lake City, Utah, in Salt Lake County. Marker is at the intersection of Columbus Street and North Main Street, on the left when traveling north on Columbus Street. The marker is on the west wall, just outside the museum entrance. The museum
Pioneer Memorial Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, April 14, 2019
2. Pioneer Memorial Museum Marker
The marker is to the left of the doors.
sits in the triangular plot of land formed by the junction of Columbus Street and North Main Street and where North Main Street also crosses 300 North. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 North Main Street, Salt Lake City UT 84103, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Eliza R. Snow - Leader of Pioneer Women (a few steps from this marker); Lest We Forget (within shouting distance of this marker); The Constitution Revered (within shouting distance of this marker); Ensign Peak (within shouting distance of this marker); Alfred W. McCune Mansion (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old City Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Council Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Daniel Cowan Jackling (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salt Lake City.
 
View of Museum from the Junction of N. Main Street, Columbus Street, and 300 North image. Click for full size.
By Bryan R. Bauer, August 27, 2010
3. View of Museum from the Junction of N. Main Street, Columbus Street, and 300 North
Pioneer Memorial Museum image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, April 14, 2019
4. Pioneer Memorial Museum
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 16, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 3, 2010, by Bryan R. Bauer of Kearns, Ut 84118. This page has been viewed 598 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 3, 2010, by Bryan R. Bauer of Kearns, Ut 84118.   2. submitted on April 15, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.   3. submitted on September 3, 2010, by Bryan R. Bauer of Kearns, Ut 84118.   4. submitted on April 15, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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