The 18th Ward Chapel

The 18th Ward Chapel (HMNUA)

Location: Salt Lake City, UT 84103 Salt Lake County
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N 40° 46.539', W 111° 53.206'

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The 18th Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, one of the original nineteen ecclesiastical wards of Salt Lake Valley, was organized Feb. 14, 1849. Early congregations consisted of families of Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, and Newell K. Whitney. Meetings were held in boweries, then Brigham Young's schoolhouse on East South Temple Street. In 1880 Don Carlos Young deeded a lot on A Street and 2nd Avenue where the original chapel, of Gothic Revival style, was built (Obed Taylor, architect). It was dedicated Jan. 14 1883 and demolished in 1973. This 18th Ward replica, dedicated June 27, 1980, remains a permanent example of early Utah Gothic architecture (Steven T. Baird, architect). The present site was acquired through an act of the Utah State legislature in 1975. Original parts salvaged and used in this replica include: steeple, cornerstone, window frames, doors, benches, pulpit, and the stained glass window.
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series, and the More Than Words series.
Marker Number421
Year Placed1982
Placed ByDaughters of Utah Pioneers - Capital Hill Camp
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 11:47am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12T E 425168 N 4514230
Decimal Degrees40.77565000, -111.88676667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 46.539', W 111° 53.206'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 46' 32.34" N, 111° 53' 12.36" W
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Area Code(s)801
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 273 E Capitol St, Salt Lake City UT 84103, US
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