Salt Lake City in Salt Lake County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church
Utah Historic Site
Replaced the First Greek Church in Utah, consecrated in 1905. Designed in the Byzantine tradition, its construction began in July 1923 and was completed in August 1924. Surrounding the church were once many immigrant neighborhoods dependent on the railroads and mines. The church remains a symbol of early Greek life in Utah.
Erected by Utah State Historical Society. (Marker Number S-46.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1923.
Location. 40° 45.789′ N, 111° 53.958′ W. Marker is in Salt Lake City, Utah, in Salt Lake County. Marker is at the intersection of 300 West and 300 South, on the right when traveling north on 300 West. This marker is located on a pedestal on the left side of the stairs to the main doors of the Cathedral. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 297 South 300 West, Salt Lake City UT 84101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox ChurchPioneer Square (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Broadway Hotel (about 400 feet away); The Flag of the United States of America (about 600 feet away); Utah's First Pioneer Burial Site (about 600 feet away); Crane Building (about 700 feet away); Utah's First Fort (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salt Lake City.
More about this marker. The gate to the Cathedral grounds is usually locked. However, if you contact the church at (801) 328-9681, a tour of the church and its grounds can be arranged.
Regarding Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church. The Hellenic (Greek) Cultural Museum is also housed in the Cathedral. Most of the Greek immigrants in this area came from the isle of Crete.
Also see . . . Holy Trinity Cathedral (Salt Lake City, Utah). Wikipedia entry (Submitted on April 24, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 4, 2010, by Bryan R. Bauer of Kearns, Ut 84118. This page has been viewed 659 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 4, 2010, by Bryan R. Bauer of Kearns, Ut 84118. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.