Brigham Young Birthplace

Brigham Young Birthplace (HM15NR)

Location: Whitingham, VT 05361 Windham County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 47.343', W 72° 53.04'

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The leader of the Mormon pioneers, Brigham Young, was born up the steep hill to the south on June 1, 1801. He eventually led his people from Illinois to Utah where he founded Salt Lake City in 1847 and 500 communities throughout the west. Young became the first territorial governor of Utah and the second president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
HM NumberHM15NR
Year Placed2000
Placed ByVermont Division for Historic Preservation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 9:18am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 673063 N 4739560
Decimal Degrees42.78905000, -72.88400000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 47.343', W 72° 53.04'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 47' 20.58" N, 72° 53' 2.40" W
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Area Code(s)802
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2 Stimpson Hill Rd, Whitingham VT 05361, US
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