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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Salt Lake County, Utah

Clickable Map of Salt Lake County, Utah and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Salt Lake County, UT (237) Davis County, UT (34) Morgan County, UT (2) Summit County, UT (9) Tooele County, UT (26) Utah County, UT (116) Wasatch County, UT (1)  SaltLakeCounty(237) Salt Lake County (237)  DavisCounty(34) Davis County (34)  MorganCounty(2) Morgan County (2)  SummitCounty(9) Summit County (9)  TooeleCounty(26) Tooele County (26)  UtahCounty(116) Utah County (116)  WasatchCounty(1) Wasatch County (1)
Salt Lake City is the county seat for Salt Lake County
Adjacent to Salt Lake County, Utah
      Davis County (34)  
      Morgan County (2)  
      Summit County (9)  
      Tooele County (26)  
      Utah County (116)  
      Wasatch County (1)  
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1Utah, Salt Lake County, Bingham Canyon — Stamp Mill Foundation
Remnant of Stamp Foundation from the Rogers Mill where Daniel C. Jackling in 1898-1899 conducted the original mill tests on ore from this deposit. On the results of these tests the Utah Copper enterprise was conceived and to January . . . Map (db m35015) HM
2Utah, Salt Lake County, Bingham Canyon — The Town of Bingham Canyon
The history of the town began in August 1848 when two young Mormon pioneers, Sanford and Thomas Bingham, settled in this narrow wilderness canyon to herd cattle. Within a few years the area became a supplier of timber for local saw mills. Much of . . . Map (db m1365) HM
3Utah, Salt Lake County, Bluffdale — 48 — Rockwell Station
About 1800 feet due west prominent on the overland stage and Pony Express route 1858 to 1868. Kept by Orrin Porter Rockwell. This monument was constructed of the stone from the old station.Map (db m150035) HM
4Utah, Salt Lake County, Brighton — 14 — The First Statewide Pioneer Day CelebrationWas held in this Basin July 23-24, 1857
Headed by Brigham Young, the company reaching here July 23d numbered 2,587 persons, with 464 carriages & wagons, 1,028 horses & mules, and 332 oxen & cows. A program of addresses, six brass bands, singing, athletic events, drills by six . . . Map (db m153210) HM
5Utah, Salt Lake County, Copperton — 114 — Bingham Canyon
Bingham Canyon was named for Erastus Bingham and sons, Sanford and Thomas, Utah Pioneers of 1847, who in 1848 took up grazing land in this vicinity, first for private herds and later as a community enterprise. They built a small cabin at the mouth . . . Map (db m35228) HM
6Utah, Salt Lake County, Copperton — Bingham City Cemetery Veterans Memorial
Bingham City Cemetery Veterans Memorial Civil War, Spanish American War, World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam WarMap (db m35087) WM
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7Utah, Salt Lake County, Copperton — Copperton Community Methodist Church
The one-and-a-half story Copperton Community Methodist Church building was constructed in 1942. It was originally sited at the Kearns Army Base, located approximately three miles northeast of Copperton, and was moved to its current location in 1948. . . . Map (db m35814) HM
8Utah, Salt Lake County, Copperton — Honoring with Glory
South face: The men and women of Bingham district who after God, placed their country above all and served victoriously in the Armed Forces of the United States of America in World War II.

North face: In memory of our . . . Map (db m34921) HM
9Utah, Salt Lake County, Cottonwood Heights — AgricultureBig Cottonwood Canyon Trail
During their first 20-plus years in the Salt Lake Valley, people who settled this area did so at the mouth of Big Cottonwood Canyon. They depended on the sawmills and later the mines as a means of support. Following the joining of the . . . Map (db m123647) HM
10Utah, Salt Lake County, Cottonwood Heights — Cedar TreeBig Cottonwood Canyon Trail
The lone cedar tree, located east of here, was planted by Leander Neri Bulter at the birth of his daughter, Eva, in 1894. This cedar is one of the earliest trees planted in the area. Leander Neri Butler was the son of Leander Butler. Leander Butler . . . Map (db m123713) HM
11Utah, Salt Lake County, Cottonwood Heights — Early Monuments
In 1915, the first marker to commemorate the arrival of the Mormon pioneers to the Salt Lake Valley was a large, wooden cross. The wooden cross was replaced in 1921 with the obelisk monument you see in front of you. This spot is . . . Map (db m171245) HM
12Utah, Salt Lake County, Cottonwood Heights — Ern and Molly Green CabinBig Cottonwood Canyon Trail
Ernest Green was the son of Alvin Washington Green and Alice Maria Jane White. His family lived on the hillside northwest of the “Old Mill.” His wife, Molly, was the daughter of Neri Bulter and Mary Elizabeth McGhie. During the early . . . Map (db m123712) HM
13Utah, Salt Lake County, Cottonwood Heights — Granite-Butler ChurchBig Cottonwood Canyon Trail
On July 1, 1877, the Granite Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was created. The residents of both the Granite and Butlerville communities were included. Since most of the people were settling near the mouth of the two canyons, . . . Map (db m123706) HM
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14Utah, Salt Lake County, Cottonwood Heights — MiningBig Cottonwood Canyon Trail
In the early 1860s, mining took off in the Salt Lake Valley. Many mining claims were filed in Little Cottonwood Canyon, and the town of Emmaville sprang up as a halfway camping ground for the miners and ore haulers. The town was located at the . . . Map (db m123707) HM
15Utah, Salt Lake County, Cottonwood Heights — 44 — Native American VillageRepresentational Structure
The landscapes you see in our Native American Village represent the diversity of our state. The redrock “sandstone” represents the tribes of the Navajo and Piute people. The granite, grass, and stream represent the tribes of the Ute, Goshute, and . . . Map (db m184969) HM
16Utah, Salt Lake County, Cottonwood Heights — Silica BedsBig Cottonwood Canyon Trail
In the foothills above Wasatch Boulevard, north of the mouth of Big Cottonwood Canyon, is an area that was known as the “Silica Beds.” In 1910 the Utah Fireclay Company opened a mine at that location. Silica and clay were needed to make . . . Map (db m123710) HM
17Utah, Salt Lake County, Cottonwood Heights — South Butler SchoolBig Cottonwood Canyon Trail
The South Butlerville School was build about 1892 at 2235 East on the north side of Creek Road (8200 South). The school was built of brick, and the foundation was granite rock. Using a team of horses and a wagon, David Alma Proctor hauled the rock . . . Map (db m123646) HM
18Utah, Salt Lake County, Cottonwood Heights — Stairs Hydroelectric Power Plant
The Stairs Project was built in 1894-96 as the first hydroelectric power plant to provide electricity to Salt Lake City. It was also one of the first plants in Utah to transmit power long distance, using alternating current rather than direct . . . Map (db m35307) HM
19Utah, Salt Lake County, Cottonwood Heights — 48 — This Is The Place Monuments
The first marker to commemorate the arrival of the Mormon pioneers into the Salt Lake Valley was a wooden cross. The eight foot post carried the name “Brigham Young.” The crosspiece said "This is the place.” In 1921, the wooden . . . Map (db m171337) HM
20Utah, Salt Lake County, Cottonwood Heights — Tithing HouseBig Cottonwood Canyon Trail
Mormon pioneers followed their church's teachings of donating one-tenth of their annual increase to the Church. Because cash was scarce, people most often paid their tithing with goods they had grown or produced. The contributions were collected and . . . Map (db m123708) HM
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21Utah, Salt Lake County, Cottonwood Heights — Welcome to the Cottonwood Heights Historic WalkBig Cottonwood Canyon Trail
The history of Cottonwood Heights is quite unique. Unlike so many of the older cities in Salt Lake County, our city is comprised of areas that were once several different communities. Among these were Cottonwood, Big Cottonwood, Butler, Union, . . . Map (db m123643) HM
22Utah, Salt Lake County, Cottonwood Heights — Your Roots
Can you smell bacon frying and the bread rising in the cookhouse over yonder? This area was filled with the smells and sounds of a growing, working, city. This rock-quarrying tent camp exploded into a town of more than fifty buildings and . . . Map (db m171343) HM
23Utah, Salt Lake County, East Milcreek — 64 — Pioneer Flour-Mill Site
445 feet west of this monument is the site of the pioneer flour mill erected in the spring of 1848 by John Neff, 1847 Pioneer, the burrs were bought by him at winter quarters from Brigham Young at whose request they were brought to Utah. The granite . . . Map (db m150269) HM
24Utah, Salt Lake County, Herriman — 32 — Fort Herriman
This monument marks the site of Fort Herriman built in 1855 by Thomas Butterfield, Henry Herriman, Samuel Egbert, Robert Petty, and John Stocking, as protection against the Indians. The Fort was abandoned in 1858, under instructions from . . . Map (db m35032) HM
25Utah, Salt Lake County, Herriman — 282 — Pioneer Rock Church
Herriman was settled in 1851 by the families of Henry Herriman, Thomas Butterfield, and John Stocking. In 1853, Brigham Young called twenty families to strengthen the settlement. Henry Herriman was chosen the first presiding Elder of the L.D.S . . . Map (db m35031) HM
26Utah, Salt Lake County, Herriman — Thomas Butterfield"A Man of Great Courage"
Born: June 17, 1811 - Died: April 6, 1890 Thomas Butterfield, his wife Mary Jane Parker and little Mary Jane left their home in Farmington, Maine in 1869 to travel to Kirtland, Ohio to meet the Prophet Joseph Smith. There they became lifelong . . . Map (db m34506) HM
27Utah, Salt Lake County, Magna — 28 — Early Magna Settlements
In Commemoration of the First Communities Established on the West Side of Salt Lake Valley and the First Major Industry of Utah. In 1853 Abraham Coon, an early Mormon pioneer, explored a canyon in the Oquirrh Mountains on the west side of . . . Map (db m35077) HM
28Utah, Salt Lake County, Magna — 467 — Pleasant Green Ward
Settlers came to this part of the valley around 1850 to farm and stock range. It was known as Pleasant Green and was part of the Brighton Ward of the Salt Lake Stake. Traveling so far to meetings presented a problem, so members met in private . . . Map (db m35086) HM
29Utah, Salt Lake County, Magna — 319 — Relief Society Granary
In 1876 President Brigham Young called the women of the Relief Society to gather and store wheat to be used in times of need. Pleasant Green Relief Society was organized in 1879, Charlotte Hirst, President. June 24, 1885, a rock granary built on . . . Map (db m35076) HM
30Utah, Salt Lake County, Midvale — 8 — Traders Rest
Front: Added Station Jul. 1, 1861 – Nov. 20, 1861 By: Midvale City James Stretesky • Gene I. Glover Family • Richard Grant Thayne • Utah Westerners Foundation • Carl Gustaze “Gus” Carlson Family Pony Express Trail . . . Map (db m199490) HM
31Utah, Salt Lake County, Midvale — 109 — Union Fort
Early in 1849 the Pioneers of Union settled 1½ miles South-East of here, water, grass, wood and clay were abundant, Silas Richards first Bishop and school teacher arrived November 4, 1949. In 1853-54 Union Fort was built on ten acres donated by . . . Map (db m150037) HM
32Utah, Salt Lake County, Millcreek — 57 — Gardner's Saw Mill
Was erected by Robert Gardner and his sons, Archibald, Robert and William, on Warm Springs Stream, in Salt Lake City, October, 1847, where three boards were sawed. The Mill was moved to this site in 1848, producing the first commercial lumber in . . . Map (db m150254) HM
33Utah, Salt Lake County, Murray — 1 — Murray Smelting
Gold, silver, copper, lead and zinc were found at Alta, Park City, and Tintic in the years 1864 to 1869. Since no smelting was done in the state or the surrounding area, smelters had to be built. Billy Morgan built the first smelter at 5189 South . . . Map (db m124034) HM
34Utah, Salt Lake County, Murray — 259 — Pony Express Station
The pony express epoch began simultaneously April 3, 1860 with riders starting at St. Joseph, Missouri, and San Francisco, California. It was a 1966 mile journey and reduced the time of transmitting news across the country from approximately 21 to . . . Map (db m124033) HM
35Utah, Salt Lake County, Riverton — 7 — Early Riverton and the Magnificent Dome Church
The first known residents of the Riverton area were the Yo No Indians, a poor tribe living along the Jordan River. Well-worn trails extended from Utah Lake where various tribes wintered, to Bear Lake where they rendezvoused during the summer. Much . . . Map (db m34682) HM
36Utah, Salt Lake County, Riverton — 411 — Riverton Tithing Yard Hill
In 1886, the Riverton Branch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints purchased choice land for a tithing yard from Samuel L. Howard Sr., located between 12400 and 12600 South, one mile northeast of this park. Members brought one tenth of . . . Map (db m34681) HM
37Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — 20th Ward Meetinghouse
Formed in 1856 to accommodate rapid growth in the area, the 20th Ward originally met in a meetinghouse on 2nd Avenue between D and E streets. By 1884 when the need for a larger facility and the desire of the school board to use the location for a . . . Map (db m1560) HM
38Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — A Moment in Time
Running as fast as the mustang pony could run, Pony Express riders raced across nearly 1900 miles of wilderness carrying the U.S. Mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California. With nostrils flaring, lungs gasping for air, and . . . Map (db m171340) HM
39Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — 35 — A Private School House
Built by Brigham Young for his own children stood on this corner lot 1860-1903 This early school was directed by Eli B. Kelsey, who in soliciting additional students announced in the Deseret News, December 12, 1860, as follows: . . . Map (db m35005) HM
40Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — 57 — Alfred W. McCune MansionUtah Historic Site — National Register of Historic Places —
The mansion, completed in 1901, was designed for Alfred W. and Elizabeth McCune by architect S. C. Dallas. Alfred McCune acquired great wealth through railroad, mining, and timber enterprises. In 1920, after the McCune's moved to Los Angeles, they . . . Map (db m132485) HM
41Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — 6 — Alta Club Building1897-1898, Frederick A. Hale
This building has housed the Alta Club for over 100 years. Prominent Utah businessmen founded the exclusive club in 1883. The original members were all non-Mormons and most were involved in the mining industry. The Alta Club's official . . . Map (db m146855) HM
42Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — 463 — Anderson Tower
Anderson Tower was built in 1884 by Robert R. Anderson (1848-1935) a pioneer of 1867, and one of the original settlers on the north bench of Salt Lake City. The tower was patterned after similar towers Mr. Anderson had seen in Scotland as a young . . . Map (db m124173) HM
43Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — 12 — Andrus Halfway House and FarmCrescent, Utah 1858 — Relocated in 1980 —
Lucy Loomis Tuttle, the wife of Milo Andrus, directed the construction of this home while her husband was serving a mission in England. The Andrus home served as an inn, providing food and lodging for travelers. It was known as a “Halfway . . . Map (db m172042) HM
44Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — Answering the CallOne of the Longest Infantry Marches in US History
In 1846, camped mainly on the shores of the Missouri River, Mormons were already exiled from the United States, bound for a refuge in the west. Then, a call to arms came from the US Government to serve in the Mexican War. US President James K. Polk . . . Map (db m173256) HM
45Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — Assembly Hall
The Assembly Hall, constructed of granite stone left over from the building of the temple, was completed in 1880. It is a place of public worship, in which visitors are welcome. Although the building is used mainly for conferences of Latter-day . . . Map (db m172067) HM
46Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — N-2 — Beehive House
Built in 1845 of adobe brick. Architect: Truman O. Angell. Home of Brigham Young, second president, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints & 1st Governor Territory of Utah.Map (db m172048) HM
47Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — 57 — Bertolini Block1891-1892, William Carroll
The Bertolini Block is one of the few physical reminders of the immigrant communities which flourished in Salt Lake City at the turn of the century. Ignazio Bertolini, an Italian-American real estate developer, constructed the building in . . . Map (db m146856) HM
48Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — N-130 — Bertolini BlockUtah Historic Site
The Bertolini Block, constructed in 1891-1892, was designed by William Carroll. Built for Ignazio Bertolini, a native of Italy, the building was originally used for his real estate office and private residence. Later it was occupied by various . . . Map (db m146869) HM
49Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — Site #3 — Big Mountain
On 19 July 1847, scouts Orson Pratt and John Brown climbed the mountain and became the first Latter-day Saints to see the Salt Lake Valley. Due to illness, the pioneer camp had divided into three small companies. On 23 July, the last party, led by . . . Map (db m150080) HM
50Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — B'nai Israel Temple
Designed by Philip Meyer, a native of Germany and a nephew of local retail magnate Frederick Auerbach, the B'nai Israel Temple was constructed in 1890-91. Henry Monheim, a local architect, supervised the construction. It is one of the few remaining . . . Map (db m35790) HM
51Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — Brigham Young Historic Park
Honored here for his roles as pioneer, colonizer, governor, and religious leader, Brigham Young was best known as simply "Brother Brigham". A beloved leader and wise counselor, he served as President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day . . . Map (db m132637) HM
52Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — 52 — Brigham Young’s Office
Erected about 1852. Used as the executive offices of the Territory of Utah until 1855. Headquarters of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from the time it was finished until 1917 when the new church office building was complete. For a . . . Map (db m172051) HM
53Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — 46 — Broadway Hotel1912, B. O. Mecklenburg
The Broadway Hotel is one of the dozen hotels built in downtown Salt Lake City shortly after the completion of the city's two major rail depots. The building is most notable today for the portico on its southeast corner. This portico marks the . . . Map (db m35695) HM
54Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — 203 — Calder's Park
In the early 1860's George and Mary B. Calder built one of the first amusement parks on this spot. They cleared the land with oxen, planted grass and trees and converted a natural spring of water into a lake for boating. It was spanned by a . . . Map (db m40229) HM
55Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — Capitol Theatre
Constructed 1912-1913, the Capitol Theatre incorporated classical design and was stylistically advanced for its time. the theater's highly decorative Italian Renaissance style is significant as an innovation in the development of Utah architecture. . . . Map (db m35547) HM
56Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — N-16 — Cathedral of the Madeleine
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57Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — N-459 — Central Warehouse Building
This reinforced concrete warehouse with a brick facade was built in 1929 for George E. Chandler, founder of the Central Warehouse Company. Part of the Warehouse District in the Salt Lake City Multiple-Resource Area, this structure helps document the . . . Map (db m35950) HM
58Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — Chase Mill
Built in 1852 by Isaac Chase, a native of New York State who came to Utah in September 1847. His daughter Louisa drove the ox team across the plains which brought the mill stones and mill irons which were used in the manufacture of flour. In 1854, . . . Map (db m35131) HM
59Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — 3 — Church Administration Building — 1914-1917, Joseph Don Carlos Young and Don Carlos Young —
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints constructed this building between 1914 and 1917 to serve as its headquarters. Prior to its completion, the office of the Church President was located just to the east between Brigham Young’s Lion . . . Map (db m35685) HM
60Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — City CreekThe Creek That Built A City
As City Creek flowed out of the canyon, it split into two main branches one of which ran through the western part of this block continuing on to the south of the city where it joined other creeks before reaching the Jordan River. As the city . . . Map (db m172183) HM
61Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Salt Lake TribuneAn Historic Milestone in Utah Journalism
First published on April 15, 1871, in a pioneer print shop at 33 West on 1st South, The Salt Lake Daily Tribune and Mining Gazette had an initial circulation of 2,000. In its centennial year, The Salt Lake Tribune served more than 107,000 daily and . . . Map (db m200659) HM
62Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — Commercial Street167-169 Regent Street
This site originally housed two buildings used as brothels on Salt Lake City’s busy Commercial Street during the late 1800’s and early 1900’s. Commercial Street was created in 1871, one of the first streets to be cut through Salt Lake City’s large . . . Map (db m35306) HM
63Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — Congregation B'Nai IsraelSite of the First Permanent Jewish House of Worship in Utah
Jews have been part of Utah’s religious, economic, social, and political life since the mid-19th century. Congregation B’Nai Israel was organized in 1874. The first service was held in March, 1883. B’Nai Israel merged with Congregation Montefiore in . . . Map (db m35792) HM
64Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — Congregation Montefiore
This Synagogue was constructed in 1903 at a cost of $9,000, and was one of only 4 synagogues built in Utah during the 19th and early 20th centuries. It was designed by prominent Utah architect Carl Neuhausen. The building's exotic style results from . . . Map (db m35833) HM
65Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — N-32 — Council HallUtah Historic Site — National Register of Historic Places —
Built: 1864 – 1866. Originally Located: 120 East on 2nd South. Architect: William H. Folsom. Construction: Red Sandstone. Served as city hall and home of territorial legislature until 1894, moved to this site with the aid of Nicholas G. Morgan, . . . Map (db m35075) HM
66Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — 53 — Crane Building1910, Ware & Treganza
The Crane Company constructed this building in 1910 to house the Salt Lake City branch of its internationally-known valve, engine, plumbing fixture, and heating system business. The company opened its Salt Lake branch in 1902, just a few years . . . Map (db m146857) HM
67Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — Daniel Cowan Jackling
World renowned mining and metallurgical engineer, eminent business executive, benefactor and loyal friend of Utah and its people. Guided by an inspired vision, he applied and developed processes for the beneficiation of low grade porphyritic . . . Map (db m72780) HM
68Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — N-83 — Denver & Rio Grande Railroad Station
This railroad station was constructed between 1908 and 1910 to serve the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad and the Western Pacific Railroad. The Denver and Rio Grande Railroad was completed between Denver and Salt Lake City in March 1883, and the . . . Map (db m34997) HM
69Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — 3 — Deseret Hospital and Quilt MuseumSalt Lake City, Utah 1884 — Replicated in 2003 —
Due to a lack of doctors in Utah, Brigham Young sent a number of women to medical schools in the East. In 1882, the Deseret Hospital was opened under the direction of the women's Relief Society. In 1884, the hospital moved to a building . . . Map (db m172759) HM
70Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — 37 — Deseret Telegraph OfficeSalt Lake City, Utah 1861 — Replicated in 2001 —
In 1861, the transcontinental telegraph line ran directly through Salt Lake City. Though it provided a line of communication from east to west, it did little to connect the isolated communities in the Intermountain region. This led Brigham Young . . . Map (db m172211) HM
71Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — Devereaux HouseAlso Known as the Staines-Jennings Mansion
Devereaux House was Salt Lake City's earliest mansion and, in its day, the most elegant. As a unique mansion in an isolated frontier city, the Devereaux was the setting of many social gatherings that included prominent local citizens and important . . . Map (db m35793) HM
72Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — 34 — Dinwoodey Cabinet and Chair ShopSalt Lake City, Utah 1858 — Replicated in 1995 —
Skilled craftsmen like woodworker Henry Dinwoodey learned to adapt their work to the softer woods and different conditions that existed in Utah. They imitated the styles of the eastern hardwoods and even marble in native pine, aspen, cottonwood, . . . Map (db m173390) HM
73Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — 35 — Dinwoodey Pottery ShopSalt Lake City, Utah 1857 — Replicated in 1995 —
In the early settlements of Utah, the pioneer ideal was to be self-sufficient. The potter filled an important role in achieving this by helping produce the much-needed resources in the communities for kitchen, table and bedroom . . . Map (db m172757) HM
74Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — Donner Hill
After 4 1/2 miles of fighting boulders and brush along streambed, Donner Party gave up here, and on August 22, 1846, climbed steep hill to southwest. A survivor wrote, "We doubled teams, almost every yoke in the train (of 23 wagons) being required . . . Map (db m41380) HM
75Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — 7 — Donner Trail 1846
The Donner Party led by George and Jacob Donner and James F. Reed passed here and crossed Jordan River nearby about September 2, 1846. This party, consisting of 81 persons, 35 of them children, was delayed 2 weeks building a road via emigration . . . Map (db m152455) HM
76Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — Dr. Ellis Reynolds Shipp ParkDr. Ellis Reynolds Shipp — 1847 - 1939 —
When Dr. Ellis Reynolds Shipp graduated from Women's Medical College in Philadelphia with a specialty in obstetrics and diseases of women and children, she returned to Salt Lake City to practice medicine and open her School of Obstetrics and Nursing . . . Map (db m123640) HM
77Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — Dr. Martha Hughes CannonJuly 1, 1857 — July 10, 1932
In memory of Dr. Martha Hughes Cannon July 1, 1857 — July 10, 1932 Pioneer Doctor — First Woman State Senator in the U.S. Author of Utah sanitation laws Member of first State Board of Health Her office and home located near this . . . Map (db m146594) HM
78Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — 75 — Dudler's Inn
Perhaps one of the longest living and prominent residents of the area, known as Parley’s Hollow, now officially Parley’s Historic Nature Park, was Joseph Dudler. About 1864, he settled in this location. Here he built his home. It was two stories, . . . Map (db m124023) HM
79Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — 80 — Dudler's Wine Cellar
Early in 1870, Joseph Dudler, owner and operator of the inn which was on the ground level of his house, built a brewery in back of his house here in Parley’s Hollow. To provide for this, in addition to the brewery proper, located on adjacent . . . Map (db m124024) HM
80Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — 16 — Eagle Emporium Building1864, William Paul
Built in 1864, the Eagle Emporium Building is the oldest existing commercial building in downtown Salt Lake City. William Jennings, Utah's first millionaire, constructed the building to house his mercantile business. The Eagle Emporium Building was . . . Map (db m35804) HM
81Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — Eagle Gate 1859
The Eagle Gate marked the entrance to the homes of Brigham Young. During the early settlement of the valley, Brigham Young was aloted the land lying athwart the mouth of City Creek Canyon. His New England heritage prompted him to desire the privacy . . . Map (db m35161) HM
82Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — Edward H. Harriman1848-1909
With vision and courage he developed a modern railroad system to promote the growth of Utah and the West.Map (db m167733) HM
83Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — 36 — Edward Snelgrove Boot ShopSalt Lake City, Utah, late 1850's — Replicated in 2001 —
Edward Snelgrove's original store was located near the corner of Main Street and 200 South in Salt Lake City. Though not an exact replica of the original boot shop operated by Snelgrove, this building provides an example of a shoe maker's . . . Map (db m172212) HM
84Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — Eliza R. Snow - Leader of Pioneer Women
Eliza R. Snow Leader of Pioneer Women January 21, 1804 - December 5, 1887 O My Father The immortal poem – hymn, “O My Father” was written by the inspired poetess, Eliza R. Snow, sometime in the Spring of 1845 in . . . Map (db m35237) HM
85Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — 23 — Ensign Peak
From this point, looking northward, one has a clear view of ensign peak, a round hill, projecting up from the low range of which it is a part. On July 26, 1847, two days after the Mormon Pioneers entered this valley, Brigham Young and party climbed . . . Map (db m125020) HM
86Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — 43 — Ensign Peak
July 26, 1847, two days after the Mormon pioneers entered this valley Brigham Young and party climbed to this point and with the aid of field glasses made a careful survey of the mountains, canyons and streams. In the group were Heber C. Kimball, . . . Map (db m150534) HM
87Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — 16 — Fairbanks HomePayson, Utah, mid 1850's — Relocated in 1981 —
This unusually large house with its ornamental detailing indicates the upper middle class status achieved by the John and Sarah Fairbanks family, after years of living in their covered wagon and log cabin. Located in Payson, Utah, the upper . . . Map (db m173192) HM
88Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — Federal Reserve BankSalt Lake Branch of the Federal Reserve
The bronze entrance to the Eagle Gate Tower once graced the Federal Reserve Bank building that stood on this corner. A branch of the Federal Reserve Bank first opened in Salt Lake City in 1918, but efforts to construct a building were repeatedly . . . Map (db m146596) HM
89Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — 20 — First National Bank Building1872-1873, Thomas J. Johnson — Cast iron facade by Richard M. Upjohn —
The First National Bank Building features the oldest known cast iron facade in the Intermountain West. It was designed by Richard M. Upjohn, one of America’s most distinguished 19th-century architects. The building originally had a fourth story . . . Map (db m35541) HM
90Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — S-31, 323 — First Presbyterian Church Salt Lake CityAmerican Presbyterian and Reformed Historical Site
Construction of this English Gothic Revival Style Church began in June 1903 and was completed May 1906. Architect was W. E. Ware. Built of local red sandstone.Map (db m121760) HM
91Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — First Security Branch of Wells FargoOldest continuously operated banking site in Utah
This site, the northeast corner of First South and Main (formerly East Temple Street), was first occupied in the 1850s by an adobe building housing the Hooper & Eldridge bank. This bank was succeeded under territorial law in 1871 by the Bank of . . . Map (db m35000) HM
92Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — 38 — Frank E. Moss Federal CourthouseSalt Lake City Federal Building and Post Office1902-1905, James Knox Taylor, Supervising Architect of the Treasury
After Utah became a state in 1896, the Federal Government began planning a building to house federal offices in Salt Lake City. The Treasury Department considered two sites for the building. After vocal opposition from many of Salt Lake City's . . . Map (db m146591) HM
93Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — Fur Trappers and Traders
Fur trappers and traders were the first white men in this locality. William H. Ashley and men arrived in the spring of 1829. The principal leaders were James Bridger - Etienne Provost Jedediah S. Smith James Bridger, discoverer of . . . Map (db m124920) HM
94Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — S-2 — Gibbs-Thomas-Hansen Home
Built in 1896 for Gideon A. Gibbs Later Owned By Elbert D. Thomas, U.S. Senator From 1932-1950Map (db m35766) HM
95Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — N-661 — Gibbs-Thomas-Hansen House
The Gibbs-Thomas-Hansen House, built in 1895 for Gideon A. and Margaret T. Gibbs, is both historically and architecturally significant. Bought by the Thomas family in 1906, the house is the only residence associated with Elbert D. Thomas, who, as a . . . Map (db m35768) HM
96Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — 33 — Godbe-Pitts & Company DrugstoreSalt Lake City, Utah, late 1850's — Replicated in 1996 —
Many medicines in the pioneer era were made from herbs planted and grown by settlers around their homes. People also relied on commercial drugstores, like Godbe-Pitts & Company, for more exotic herbs not found in the area. Processed medicines . . . Map (db m172632) HM
97Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — Gordon Place
At the founding of Salt Lake City in 1847, this city block was deeded to Heber C. Kimball, a friend of Brigham Young who served with him in the First Presidency of the LDS Church. Kimball was born in Vermont in 1801 and joined the church in New York . . . Map (db m155791) HM
98Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — 78 — Grave of Brigham YoungProphet - Pioneer - Statesman
Born June 1, 1801, at Whitingham, Vermont Died August 29, 1877, at Salt Lake City, Utah Brigham Young, second President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints succeeded Joseph Smith, founder of the Church, who was martyred at . . . Map (db m62788) HM
99Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — 12 — Great Salt Lake Base and Meridian
Latitude 40°46'04" - Longitude 111°54'00" Altitude (sidewalk) 4327.27 Ft.

Fixed by Orson Pratt assisted by Henry G. Sherwood, August 3, 1847, when beginning the original survey of “Great Salt Lake City,” around the . . . Map (db m35007) HM
100Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City — 8 — Great Salt Lake City Station
This monument marks the site of the Great Salt Lake City station of the Pony Express, St. Joseph Mo. - Sacramento Cal., inaugurated April 3, 1860.Map (db m200663) HM

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