Lion House

Lion House (HMNMS)

Location: Salt Lake City, UT 84150 Salt Lake County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 46.171', W 111° 53.34'

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Utah 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 adobe. Brigham Young, second president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and first Territorian Governor of Utah, died in the house on August 29, 1877. Since its construction the Lion House has functioned as a community social center.
Marker NumberN-134
Placed ByUtah State Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 10:18pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12T E 424973 N 4513551
Decimal Degrees40.76951667, -111.88900000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 46.171', W 111° 53.34'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 46' 10.26" N, 111° 53' 20.40" W
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Area Code(s)801
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 27-79 E South Temple St, Salt Lake City UT 84150, US
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