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Utah Historical MarkersMaurice Warshaw

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Maurice Warshaw is credited with much of the early work in developing the concept of the modern supermarket.

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location: Utah

date approved: 4/23/2012

last visited: 10/8/2012

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Utah Historical MarkersDavid Abbott (Ab) Jenkins

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This bust of the famous automobile speed demon is on display in the fourth floor gallery of the Utah State Capitol Building.

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location: Utah

date approved: 4/23/2012

last visited: 10/8/2012

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Utah Historical MarkersPhilo T. Farnsworth ~ Father of Television

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Philo T. Farnsworth, known as the "Father of Television" was a Utah resident for much of his life.

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location: Utah

date approved: 4/23/2012

last visited: 10/8/2012

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Utah Historical MarkersUtah and the Civil War

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This monument honors the Utah men who answered the call to protect the mail and telegraph lines along the continental route during the Civil War....

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location: Utah

date approved: 9/13/2007

last visited: 10/8/2012

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D.U.P. Historic MarkersUtah and the Civil War ~ 270

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A monument honoring those from Utah who served in the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Utah

date approved: 9/17/2010

last visited: 10/8/2012

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Utah Historical MarkersEnsign Peak

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ENSIGN PEAK Elevation 5,441 ft. Monday morning, July 26, 1847, the pioneers resumed their secular labors.

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location: Utah

date approved: 9/13/2007

last visited: 10/8/2012

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Utah Historical MarkersThe Constitution Revered

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From Brigham Young's farewell address to the Mormon Battalion, July 1846, at Council Bluffs, Iowa.....

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location: Utah

date approved: 9/13/2007

last visited: 10/8/2012

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D.U.P. Historic MarkersThe Constitution Revered ~ 392

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A portion of Brigham Young's farewell address to the Mormon Battalion.

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location: Utah

date approved: 9/17/2010

last visited: 10/8/2012

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Utah Historical MarkersFirst Playground

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This marker stands 90 ft. North of the gate to Lindsey's Gardens, first playground in Utah....

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location: Utah

date approved: 9/13/2007

last visited: 8/2/2013

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Utah Historical MarkersPioneer Memorial Museum

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Erected by the Daughters of Utah Pioneers and the State of Utah as a replica of the Salt Lake Theater....

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location: Utah

date approved: 9/13/2007

last visited: 10/8/2012

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Utah Historical MarkersSaramarie J. Van Dyke Carriage House

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A registered member of Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Mrs. Van Dyke willed her entire estate to the organization to be used as a memorial to her. The request, plus accumulated Central Company savings, contributions from every member and many friends....

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location: Utah

date approved: 2/10/2011

last visited: 3/14/2012

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D.U.P. Historic MarkersSaramarie J. Van Dyke Carriage House - 389

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A registered member of Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Mrs. Van Dyke willed her entire estate to the organization to be used as a memorial to her. The request, plus accumulated Central Company savings, contributions from every member and many friends....

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location: Utah

date approved: 2/6/2008

last visited: 3/14/2012

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LDS Church History SitesPioneer Memorial Museum - Salt Lake City Utah

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The Pioneer Memorial Museum is located at 300 North Main Street, in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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location: Utah

date approved: 4/13/2011

last visited: 10/19/2014

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D.U.P. Historic MarkersPioneer Memorial Museum ~ 162

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Utah

date approved: 9/17/2010

last visited: 10/19/2014

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Utah Historical MarkersThomas L. Kane and the Mormons

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Early migration to Utah and its settlement by the Mormons were aided by stalwart friends. Typical of these was Col. Thomas L. Kane of the U.S. Army...

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date approved: 9/13/2007

last visited: 10/8/2012

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D.U.P. Historic MarkersThomas L. Kane and the Mormons ~ 220

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Thomas Kane was a great friend to the Mormons. Without his able assistance, they would have had a harder time settling Utah.

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location: Utah

date approved: 9/17/2010

last visited: 10/8/2012

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Utah Historical MarkersEliza R. Snow - Leader of Pioneer Women

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Eliza R Snow was a very active leader in the pioneering era of the LDS Church. Her most famous contribution was the poem-hymn "O My Father".

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location: Utah

date approved: 9/5/2010

last visited: 10/8/2012

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Utah Historical MarkersMormon Battalion Monument - Salt Lake City

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A massive stone and bronze monument honoring Mormons who left family and friends during their immigration to Utah in order to march two thousand miles to California to assist in the war against Mexico.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Utah

date approved: 9/5/2010

last visited: 10/19/2014

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Utah Historical MarkersAnderson Tower

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Anderson Tower was built in 1884 by Robert R. Anderson (1848-1935), a pioneer of 1867 and one of the original settlers on the north bench of Salt Lake City. The tower was patterned after similar towers Mr. Anderson had seen in Scotland as a young boy

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location: Utah

date approved: 9/19/2007

last visited: 3/19/2011

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Utah Historical MarkersAnderson Tower

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The Anderson tower was here from 1884 - 1932.

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location: Utah

date approved: 9/13/2007

last visited: 9/7/2011

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Utah Historical MarkersLest we Forget

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From 1847 to 1869 approximately 86,000 persons, mainly converts to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, left their established homes to build anew in the valleys of the Rocky Mountains....

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow

location: Utah

date approved: 9/13/2007

last visited: 10/8/2012

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D.U.P. Historic MarkersAnderson Tower - 463

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DUP Marker for Anderson Tower

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location: Utah

date approved: 3/23/2011

last visited: 3/23/2011

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D.U.P. Historic MarkersLest We Forget ~ 356

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A memorial to the approximately 6,000 Mormons who died in their effort to migrate from their former homes in the East and come to Utah.

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location: Utah

date approved: 9/17/2010

last visited: 10/8/2012

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Utah Historical MarkersOld City Hall

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Constructed in 1864-65 at 120 East 1st South, this red sandstone building served for nearly 30 years, 1866-1894, as the seat of government. Here the Territorial Legislature met and passed laws establishing free public schools....

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location: Utah

date approved: 1/13/2008

last visited: 10/19/2014

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D.U.P. Historic MarkersOld City Hall, Now Known As Council Hall ~ 288

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This marker describes the original Salt Lake City Hall, now moved and totally restored to serve as the headquarters of the Utah Travel Council and the Zion Natural History Association book store.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Utah

date approved: 9/15/2010

last visited: 10/19/2014

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