L.D.S. Tithing Office ~ 141
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 37° 46.197 W 111° 36.028
12S E 447116 N 4180460
Quick Description: This historical marker, erected by the Daughters of Utah Pioneers, is mounted on the front of the historic LDS Tithing Office on Center Street.
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 12/18/2013 11:01:35 PM
Waymark Code: WMJQJE
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow
Views: 2

Long Description:
Daughters of Utah Pioneers
No 141
Erected Oct., 1949
L.D.S. Tithing Office

This structure, the second public building in Escalante, was erected in 1884 of native stone by Mormon pioneers under the direction of Bishop Andrew P. Schow, Edwin Twitchell and Thomas Heaps. The stone mason was Morgan Richards. It was used to receive and house the tithing of the people, which was paid in kind and consisted chiefly of produce from the farms and gardens. Potatoes and perishable foods were stored in the basement. The building is now used as a D.U.P. Relic Hall.

Escalante Camp · · · Garfield County

Marker Name: L.D.S. Tithing Office

Marker Number: 141

Marker Text:
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