The Pioneer Monument

The Pioneer Monument Salt Lake City Utah


Stock #: 26956
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Salt Lake City
State: Utah (UT)
County: Salt Lake
Publisher: Deseret Book Company
Postmark: 1944
PM City: Salt Lake City
PM State: UT
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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This impressive monument to Brigham Young and the "Mormon" Pioneers stands at the intersection of South Temple and maine Street, the meridian of the Salt Lake City Street System. The monument is surmounted by a bronze statue of Brigham Young. At the side are two ideal figures representing a hunter and an Indian. A bronze relief tablet on the front of the monument represents pPioneers camping at night. On the back are the names of all of the first campany of "Mormon" pioneers to reach the Great Salt Lake Valley.
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