Salt Lake City in Salt Lake County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
In Honor of Brigham Young and the Pioneers
[ Second Plaque Mounted on the Monument: ]
July 24, 1847,
* Signifies Those Now Living. The Unmarked Ones Are All Deceased
Brigham Young • Clara Decker Young • Heber C. Kimball • Ellen S. Kimball • * Wilford Woodruff • George A. Smith • Amasa M. Lyman • Ezra T. Benson • Erastus Snow • Shadrach Roundy • Albert P. Rockwood • John Pack • Albert Carrington • Orrin P. Rockwell • William Clayton • Thomas Bullock • John S. Fowler • Jacob Burnham • * Joseph Egbert • John M. Freeman • Marcus B. Thorp • * George Wardle • Thomas Grover • Barnabus L. Adams
Roswell Stevens • Sterling Driggs • * George W. Brown • Jesse c. Little • Phineas H. Young • John W. Green • Thomas Tanner • Addison Everett • Truman O. Angell • Lorenzo D. Young • Harriet Page Young • * Isaac Perry Decker • * Lorenzo Sobieski • Young • John Holman • Edmund Ellsworth • Alvarus Hanks
* Steven H. Goddard • Burr Frost
Tarelton Lewis • Henry G. Sherwood • Zebedee Coltrin • Sylvester H. Earl • John Dixon • Samuel H. Marble • George Scholes • William Henrie • William A. Empey • * Charles Shumway • * Andrew Shumway • Thomas Woolsey • Chauncey Loveland • James Craig • William Wordsworth • * William P. Vance • Simeon Howd • Seeley Owen • James Case • Artemas Johnson • * William C.A. Smoot • * Benjamin Dewey • William Carter • Franklin G. Losee • Datus Ensign
Franklin B. Stewart • Monroe Frink • Eric Clines • * Ozro Eastman • Seth Taft * Horace T. Thornton • Horace K. Whitney • Orson K. Whitney • * Stephen Kelsey • John S. Eldredge • Charles D. Barnum • Alma L. Williams • Rufus Allen • Robert T. Thomas • James W. Stewart • Elijah Newman • * Levi N. Kendall • Francis Boggs • David Grant • Howard Egan • William A. King • * Thomas B. Cloward • Hosea Cushing • Robert Byard • George Billings
Edson Whipple • Philo Johnson • Appleton M. Harmon • Carlos Murray • Nathaniel T. Brown • Jackson R. Redden • Francis M. Pomeroy • * Aaron F. Farr • Nathaniel Fairbanks
Andrew Gibbons • Joseph Hancock • * John W. Norton • Hans C. Hanson • Levi Jackman • * Lyman Curtis • John Brown • David Powers • Matthew Ivory • Jospeh Matthews • * John S. Gleason • Gilberd Summe • Charles Burke • Alexander P. Chessley • Rodney Badger • * Norman Taylor • Briant Stringam • Orson Pratt • Willart Richards • Joseph S. Scofield • Luke Johnson
* Green Flake • Hark Lay • Oscar Grosby
Erected 1897 by Public Subscription.
Location. 40° 46.174′ N, 111° 53.46′ W. Marker is in Salt Lake City, Utah, in Salt Lake County. Marker is at the intersection of South Temple and Main Street, on the right when traveling west on South Temple. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Salt Lake City UT 84111, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hotel Utah (within shouting distance of this marker); Great Salt Lake Base and Meridian (within shouting distance of this marker); Honor Thy Father and Thy Mother (within shouting distance of this marker); Joseph Smith Memorial Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Salt Lake Temple (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Church Administration Building (about 400 feet away); Templeton Building (about 500 feet away); Federal Reserve Bank (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salt Lake City.
More about this marker. Before Main Street north of South Temple was closed to traffic and converted to a Plaza for the LDS Church Complex, this monument stood in the very center of the intersection and traffic flowed around all four sides. It forms the zero point for the address numbering system, where addresses are expressed in a mathematical grid system.
Regarding In Honor of Brigham Young and the Pioneers. This monument is probably the most well known of all monuments in the city and probably the state.
Topics. This marker is included in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Settlements & Settlers
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 5, 2010, by Bryan R. Bauer of Kearns, Ut 84118. This page has been viewed 2,101 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on September 5, 2010, by Bryan R. Bauer of Kearns, Ut 84118. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.