Salt Lake City in Salt Lake County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
In 1860, it became the property of Brigham Young who added varieties of Mulberry, Cottonwood, and other trees. In Pioneer Days, it was known as the Mill Farm, Forest Park, and Locust Patch.
In 1881, Salt Lake City purchased the land from the Young Estate. On June 17, 1882, it was formally opened as a recreational area and officially named Liberty Park.
Erected 1948 by Liberty Camp, Daughters of Utah Pioneers. (Marker Number 130.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers marker series.
Location. 40° 44.978′ N, 111° 52.441′ W. Marker is in Salt Lake City, Utah, in Salt Lake County. Marker is on East 900 South, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 600 East 900 South, Salt Lake City UT 84102, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pioneer Home (approx. ¼ mile away); Chase Mill Trinity African Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); L.D.S. Tenth Ward Square (approx. 0.8 miles away); Lone Cedar Tree (approx. 0.9 miles away); Congregation Montefiore (approx. 0.9 miles away); Salt Lake City & County Building (approx. 0.9 miles away); Salt Lake City and County Building (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salt Lake City.
Categories. • Environment • Settlements & Settlers •
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