Sisters of the Holy Cross - Salt Lake City, Utah
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Mooroid
N 40° 46.016 W 111° 51.585
12T E 427439 N 4513240
Quick Description: Marker on the NW corner of 1100 East and 100 South.
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 3/30/2011 8:45:18 AM
Waymark Code: WMB3C4
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member hobbycachegirl
Views: 11

Long Description:
Catholic Pioneers in the cause of Christian education and charity in Utah.

In June 1875 in answer to the appeal of Rev. Lawrence Scanlan, two sisters of the Holy Cross, Mother M. Augusta and Sister M. Raymond, came to Salt Lake City. In August they were joined by sisters M. Pauline, Anna, Joaepha, Holy Innocents, and Petronella, and in September they opened St. Mary's Academy at 152 South and Firat West Street.

In October of the same year, Sisters M. Holy Cross, Bartholomew, and Bernard opened Holy Cross Hospital at 50 South Fifth East Street. The hospital was established on the present site in 1882.

The college and academy of St. Mary-of-the-Wasatch and Holy Cross Hospital stand today as monuments to mark the trail of these Pioneer Sisters.
Marker Name: Sisters of the Holy Cross

Marker Type: City

County: Salt Lake

City: Salt Lake CIty

Group Responsible for Placement: Utah Pioneer Trails and Landmark Association

Date Dedicated: 9/14/1932

Marker Number: 18

Addtional Information: Not listed

Web link(s) for additional information: Not listed

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