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

Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church

Utah Historic Site

 
 
Holy Trinity Cathedral State Historical Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan R. Bauer, August 27, 2010
1. Holy Trinity Cathedral State Historical Marker
Inscription. 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.)
 
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. Touch for map. This marker is located on a pedestal on the left side of the stairs to the main doors of the Cathedral. Marker is at or near this postal address: 297 South 300 West, Salt Lake City UT 84101, United States of America.
 
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 Church (a few steps from this marker); Broadway Hotel (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Flag of the United States of America
Holy Trinity Cathedral image. Click for full size.
By Bryan R. Bauer, August 27, 2010
2. Holy Trinity Cathedral
(about 600 feet away); Utah's First Pioneer Burial Site (about 600 feet away); Utah's First Fort (about 800 feet away); Salt Lake City High School (approx. mile away); Park (Rio Grande) Hotel (approx. mile 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 . . .  Greek Orthodox Church in Salt Lake City. The website of the church. (Submitted on September 4, 2010, by Bryan R. Bauer of Kearns, Ut 84118.) 
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
South Side of the Cathedral image. Click for full size.
By Bryan R. Bauer, August 29, 2010
3. South Side of the Cathedral
Holy Trinity Cathedral Sign image. Click for full size.
By Bryan R. Bauer, August 27, 2010
4. Holy Trinity Cathedral Sign
The lettering on the bottom has probably been removed due to the main location of the Greek Orthodox Church is now located at the Prophet Elias Church.
Donor Plaque at Southwest Corner of Cathedral image. Click for full size.
By Bryan R. Bauer, August 27, 2010
5. Donor Plaque at Southwest Corner of Cathedral
Donor Plaque at Northwest Corner of Cathedral image. Click for full size.
By Bryan R. Bauer, August 27, 2010
6. Donor Plaque at Northwest Corner of Cathedral
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 4, 2010, by Bryan R. Bauer of Kearns, Ut 84118. This page has been viewed 571 times since then and 50 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.
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