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Pioneer Memorial Museum ~ 162
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 40° 46.586 W 111° 53.471
12T E 424796 N 4514321
Quick Description: The Pioneer Memorial Museum is an impressive edifice that sits above downtown Salt Lake City at the top of Main Street. It houses an impressive collection of artifacts relating to the Mormon Pioneer movement.
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 9/3/2010 4:02:06 AM
Waymark Code: WM9MAD
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow
Views: 16

Long Description:
Pioneer Memorial Museum
?Erected by the Daughters of Utah Pioneers and the State of Utah as a replica of the Salt Lake Theater. Dedicated July 23, 1950, as a Hall in which to preserve the names, portraits, histories, manuscripts, relics and other evidences of wisdom, industry and culture of nearly 86,000 immigrant pioneers who, from 1847 until 1869, with ox team, handcart and on foot crossed a thousand miles of wilderness to find religious freedom and new homes in the Rocky Mountains.
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The marker is just to the left of the entrance to the museum, on an east facing wall.
Marker Name: Pioneer Memorial Museum

Marker Number: 162

Marker Text:
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