Brigham Young Academy - 376
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Mooroid
N 40° 14.036 W 111° 39.825
12T E 443536 N 4453933
Quick Description: Old Brigham Young Academy on Center Street.
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 3/27/2011 4:08:27 PM
Waymark Code: WMB2N7
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow
Views: 5

Long Description:
In October 1875, President Brigham Young executed a deed of trust to establish an academy. First classes were held in January 1876, Warren N. Dusenberry, Principal. Karl G. Maeser became Principal April 1876 to 1892. First school held on this site in Provo's first brick structure, destroyed by fire 1884. Classes continued in temporary quarters, then in ZCMI warehouse until education building was dedicated 1892. During those years, A.O. Smoot, President of Trustees, arranged financing. Benjamin Cluff, Jr., Principal 1892-1903. Academy changed to Brigham Young University 1903.
Marker Name: Brigham Young Academy

Marker Number: 376

Marker Text:
In October 1875, President Brigham Young executed a deed of trust to establish an academy. First classes were held in January 1876, Warren N. Dusenberry, Principal. Karl G. Maeser became Principal April 1876 to 1892. First school held on this site in Provo's first brick structure, destroyed by fire 1884. Classes continued in temporary quarters, then in ZCMI warehouse until education building was dedicated 1892. During those years, A.O. Smoot, President of Trustees, arranged financing. Benjamin Cluff, Jr., Principal 1892-1903. Academy changed to Brigham Young University 1903.


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