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Historical Markers in Salt Lake City, Utah

 
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1Utah (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
2Utah (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
3Utah (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
4Utah (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
5Utah (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 exclusion . . . Map (db m146855) HM
6Utah (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
7Utah (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
8Utah (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
9Utah (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
10Utah (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
11Utah (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
12Utah (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
13Utah (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
14Utah (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
15Utah (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
16Utah (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
17Utah (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
18Utah (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
19Utah (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
20Utah (Salt Lake County), Salt Lake City — N-16 — Cathedral of the Madeleine
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21Utah (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
22Utah (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
23Utah (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 House . . . Map (db m35685) HM
24Utah (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
25Utah (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
26Utah (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
27Utah (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
28Utah (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 . . . Map (db m35075) HM
29Utah (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
30Utah (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
31Utah (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
32Utah (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
33Utah (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
34Utah (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
35Utah (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
36Utah (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
37Utah (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
38Utah (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
39Utah (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
40Utah (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
41Utah (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
42Utah (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
43Utah (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
44Utah (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
45Utah (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
46Utah (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
47Utah (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
48Utah (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
49Utah (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
50Utah (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
51Utah (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
52Utah (Salt Lake County), Salt Lake City — 20 — First National Bank Building
1872-1873, 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 . . . Map (db m35541) HM
53Utah (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
54Utah (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
55Utah (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
56Utah (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
57Utah (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
58Utah (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
59Utah (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
60Utah (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
61Utah (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
62Utah (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
63Utah (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, 1860Map (db m150538) HM
64Utah (Salt Lake County), Salt Lake City — 15 — Great Salt Lake Social HallSalt Lake City, Utah 1853 — Replicated in 1980 —
A center for social and cultural events, the Social Hall was built from local sandstone. The first floor included a dining area with tables, benches, and a fully equipped kitchen. The upper story had a 20 x 40 foot stage and a large dance floor. . . . Map (db m173125) HM
65Utah (Salt Lake County), Salt Lake City — Handcarts
After the first Mormon pioneers came to Utah, thousands more came west each year to join them. Because some pioneers could not afford a covered wagon or oxen, they built simple handcarts to take their belongings in on the long trek to Utah. They . . . Map (db m171350) HM
66Utah (Salt Lake County), Salt Lake City — 21 — Heber East Ward SchoolHeber City, Utah 1865 — Replicated in 1996 —
Built of red sandstone from the mountains near Heber City, this building was used for school and church meetings. The year 1890 brought about Utah's Free School Law, but before 1890, teachers received their salary as a result of students' . . . Map (db m172174) HM
67Utah (Salt Lake County), Salt Lake City — 50 — Henderson Block1897-1899, Walter E. Ware
The Henderson Block was the first produce warehouse constructed along Salt Lake City’s rail lines. This strategic location helped Wilber S. Henderson transform his produce business into one of the largest wholesale grocery companies in the . . . Map (db m146860) HM
68Utah (Salt Lake County), Salt Lake City — N-168 — Henderson BlockUtah Historic Site
The Henderson Block was constructed 1897-1898 for Wilber S. Henderson to house his wholesale grocery business. The Three story stone and brick office and warehouse was designed by architect Walter E. Ware. Additions were made to the building in 1931 . . . Map (db m146899) HM
69Utah (Salt Lake County), Salt Lake City — N-119 — Herald Building
Herald Building Designed by architect John C. Craig, the Herald Building was constructed in 1905 to house the Salt Lake Herald, a daily newspaper which began publication in June 1870. The Salt Lake Herald ceased publication in 1920. During its . . . Map (db m35544) HM
70Utah (Salt Lake County), Salt Lake City — Hollywood Apartments
Built in 1909, this imposing 31-unit apartment building, notable for its construction of rusticated and decorative ashlar concrete block, is the only remaining example of its type in Salt Lake City. All of the apartments have built-in Murphy beds, . . . Map (db m36002) HM
71Utah (Salt Lake County), Salt Lake City — S-46 — Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox ChurchUtah 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 . . . Map (db m35283) HM
72Utah (Salt Lake County), Salt Lake City — N-75 — Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox ChurchUtah Historic Site
Constructed in the traditional Byzantine style, Holy Trinity held its first service on August 15, 1924. Located in the center of the Salt Lake City immigrant district, the church served Greek miners, railroad and smelter workers and their families. . . . Map (db m35285) HM
73Utah (Salt Lake County), Salt Lake City — 47 — Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church1924, Pope & Burton and N. A. Dokas
The Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church is evidence of the size and religious devotion of Salt Lake City's Greek immigrant community. In the early 20th century, Greeks were the largest immigrant group in Utah. Salt Lake City's Greek community was . . . Map (db m35696) HM
74Utah (Salt Lake County), Salt Lake City — 65 — Honor Thy Father and Thy Mother
Old Folks Day was inaugurated in Salt Lake City in 1875, by Charles R. Savage, assisted by Edward Hunter, presiding Bishop of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, and George Goddard, since which time all persons seventy or more years of . . . Map (db m34998) HM
75Utah (Salt Lake County), Salt Lake City — 18 — Hooper and Eldredge BankSalt Lake City, Utah 1866 — Replicated in 1996 —
This is a replica of the original Bank of Deseret that later became the First Security Bank and then Wells Fargo Bank. As Utah's first bank, it was established around 1866, and located on the corner of 100 South and Main Street in Salt Lake . . . Map (db m172246) HM
76Utah (Salt Lake County), Salt Lake City — Hotel Utah
The corner of Main Street and South Temple have long been important in Utah history. Prior to construction of Hotel Utah in 1909-11, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ general tithing office, bishop’s storehouse, and the “Deseret . . . Map (db m35680) HM
77Utah (Salt Lake County), Salt Lake City — In Honor of Brigham Young and the Pioneers
In Honor Of Brigham Young and The Pioneers [ Second Plaque Mounted on the Monument: ] The Names of the PIONEERS Who Arrived in this Valley, July 24, 1847, * Signifies Those Now Living. The Unmarked Ones Are All . . . Map (db m35317) HM
78Utah (Salt Lake County), Salt Lake City — In Ten Days or Less...
In 1845, it took six months to get a message from the east coast of the United States to California—by the time it arrived, the news was old. In the late 1850s, a half million people had migration west, and they wanted up-to-date news from . . . Map (db m171235) HM
79Utah (Salt Lake County), Salt Lake City — Irrigation Station
In 1847 the first band of pioneers built a small dam across City Creek near the present site of the Mormon Temple. Before the day was over, the first ditch brought water to irrigate five acres of land. This was the beginning of western irrigation. . . . Map (db m172248) HM
80Utah (Salt Lake County), Salt Lake City — 14 — Jewkes-Draper HomeFountain Green, Utah, mid 1860’s — Relocated in 1980 —
English immigrant Samuel Jewkes operated a sawmill and a gristmill in Fountain-Green, Utah. His middle class home is constructed of heavy pine timbers connected with mortise-and-tenon joints and wooden pegs. He insulated the interior walls by . . . Map (db m172251) HM
81Utah (Salt Lake County), Salt Lake City — 6 — John Gardiner CabinPleasant Grove, Utah 1864 — Relocated in 1979 —
John Gardiner and his wife Harriet Dyer built this one-room, 13 by 22 foot cabin in Pleasant Grove, Utah. In 1883, John took a second wife, Annie Nichols. They had ten children, seven boys and three girls. A lean-to of rock and adobe was added . . . Map (db m173252) HM
82Utah (Salt Lake County), Salt Lake City — 39 — Jordan & Salt Lake City Canal
The foundation work on the Salt Lake Temple was nearing completion and soon would be ready for the granite upper walls. The four day trip from the quarry with oxen-drawn wagons could not possibly provide stone as quickly as it was needed. To . . . Map (db m1420) HM
83Utah (Salt Lake County), Salt Lake City — 2 — Joseph Smith Memorial BuildingHotel Utah1909-1911, Parkinson & Bergstrom
The Hotel Utah was the “Grande Dame” of hotels in the Intermountain West. For most of the 20th century. the hotel hosted Utah’s most distinguished visitors and was a focal point of local social activity. As one historian wrote, . . . Map (db m35747) HM
84Utah (Salt Lake County), Salt Lake City — 333 — Kimball-Whitney Cemetery
Heber C. Kimball, pioneer of 1847 and first counselor to Brigham Young, was allotted the land adjacent to this monument upon which to build homes for his family, the majority of whom arrived in 1848. He and Newel K. Whitney dedicated a plot of . . . Map (db m132484) HM
85Utah (Salt Lake County), Salt Lake City — N-159 — L.D.S. Tenth Ward Square
As a result of the organization of the original 19 wards of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints “Mormons” in Salt Lake City on February 22, 1849, ward squares or blocks were created on which the public buildings for each ward . . . Map (db m35828) HM
86Utah (Salt Lake County), Salt Lake City — 12 — Last Camp Site
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87Utah (Salt Lake County), Salt Lake City — Learn About The Pony Express
Pony Express Monument and Station Trail When we started out we were never to turn back, no matter what happened, until the mail was delivered at the next home station. We had to be ready to start back at a half-minute's notice, let it . . . Map (db m172181) HM
88Utah (Salt Lake County), Salt Lake City — 16 — Legacy of the Black Pioneer
In 1824-26 the first black man came into Utah Territory. He was a trapper for the Rocky Mountain Fur Company. His name was James Beckworth. In succeeding years many black people would follow to contribute to the development of Utah, socially and . . . Map (db m1379) HM
89Utah (Salt Lake County), Salt Lake City — 356 — Lest We Forget
From 1847 to 1869 approximately 86,000 persons, mainly converts to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, left their established homes to build anew in the valleys of the Rocky Mountains. About 6,000 were buried along the way. . . . Map (db m35212) HM
90Utah (Salt Lake County), Salt Lake City — 130 — Liberty Park
The original five acre plot, located in the Big Field Survey, was assigned to Isaac Chase, a pioneer of 1847. A spring of clear water made it a verdant spot. Later he purchased three other tracts and planted seeds of locust trees around his home and . . . Map (db m35127) HM
91Utah (Salt Lake County), Salt Lake City — N-1037 — Lincoln Arms Apartments
Apartments such as this were a new type of residential building that emerged during the early 20th century as Salt Lake City developed into an urban center. Dozens of multi-story brick apartments were constructed in the neighborhoods near downtown. . . . Map (db m35957) HM
92Utah (Salt Lake County), Salt Lake City — N-134 — Lion HouseUtah Historic Site
Constructed 1855-1856 as a residence for Brigham Young and his family, the Lion House takes its name from the recumbent lion carved by William Ward set on top of the front portico. The house was designed by Truman O. Angell and built of stuccoed . . . Map (db m173257) HM
93Utah (Salt Lake County), Salt Lake City — Madsen Furniture CompanySalt Lake City, Utah 1875 — Replicated in 2002 —
This store was founded by Hans and Louise Madsen, immigrants from Denmark, whose forefathers were furniture craftsmen famous for their “perlemorkiste” (handcrafted chests inlaid with mother-of-pearl). The Madsen's arrived in the Utah . . . Map (db m173080) HM
94Utah (Salt Lake County), Salt Lake City — 42 — Manti Fort GristmillManti, Utah 1854 — Replicated in 1997 —
The Manti Gristmill, which ground grain into flour, was originally constructed at the mouth of Manti's City Creek Canyon in 1850. Three years later after a fire burned the mill down, surviving parts were moved and installed in a new mill built . . . Map (db m171348) HM
95Utah (Salt Lake County), Salt Lake City — 47 — Mary Fielding Smith HomeMillcreek area, Utah 1850 — Relocated in 1972 —
The relative seclusion of this home within the Park is to symbolize its original location several miles southeast of Salt Lake City. After spending the winter of 1848, in a Salt Lake Valley fort, Mary Fielding Smith, widow of LDS . . . Map (db m173312) HM
96Utah (Salt Lake County), Salt Lake City — McIntyre Building
The McIntyre Building was constructed in 1908–1909 for William H. McIntyre, Sr. who became wealthy after the development of his mammoth mine in Utah’s Tintic Mining District. This building, designed by Richard K. A. Kletting and constructed of . . . Map (db m35560) HM
97Utah (Salt Lake County), Salt Lake City — Modern Irrigation
Commemorating the beginning in America of Modern Irrigation in this vicinity on July 23 and 24, 1847, by the “Mormon” pioneers. ————————————— . . . Map (db m1376) HM
98Utah (Salt Lake County), Salt Lake City — Morgan Commercial & Normal CollegeOrganised January 1868
On this site John Morgan, noted Civil War Veteran, Educator, L.D.S. Missionary and Church Leader, established the first successful educational institution in the Territory of Utah. Here was established the Morgan College in 1870, Utah’s first . . . Map (db m152852) HM
99Utah (Salt Lake County), Salt Lake City — Mormon Pioneer Monument
The Handcart Pioneer Monument is a tribute to the thousands of hardy Mormon pioneers who, because they could not afford the larger ox-drawn wagons, walked across the rugged plains in the 1850s, pulling and pushing all their belongings possessions in . . . Map (db m171183) HM
100Utah (Salt Lake County), Salt Lake City — Mormon Tabernacle
National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark Mormon TabernacleMap (db m173352) HM

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