Brigham Young Forest Farmhouse
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 40° 45.201 W 111° 49.265
12T E 430688 N 4511701
Quick Description: This Historical Marker is mounted on a wooden post in front of the house at the west end of This is the Place Heritage Park in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 11/12/2012 6:42:39 AM
Waymark Code: WMFP7J
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member hobbycachegirl
Views: 1

Long Description:
Brigham Young
Forest
Farmhouse

Salt Lake City, Utah 1863
Relocated in 1976

Brigham Young never lived in this uniquely styled
stucco farmhouse, but used it as a "show place"
for visiting dignitaries and guests. He and his
family held musical performances, square dances,
and dinner parties in the home's second-story
ballroom that was designed in the tradition of
New England inns. The farm also served as an
agricultural experiment station where crops such
as alfalfa, sugar beets, mulberry seedlings, and
silkworms could be tested for their viability in the
unfamiliar Utah climate and soil. It was primarily a
dairy farm.

Marker Name: Brigham Young Forest Farmhouse

Marker Type: Roadside

County: Salt Lake

City: Salt Lake City

Marker Number: None

Addtional Information: Not listed

Group Responsible for Placement: Not listed

Date Dedicated: Not listed

Web link(s) for additional information: Not listed

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