67 E South Temple St, Salt Lake City Utah 84111
Built in 1854, this is the restored residence of Brigham Young
, when he served as President of the LDS Church and Governor of the Utah Territory. Now the home is a National Historic Landmark. Step back in time and see how Brigham Young and his family lived in the 1800s. Rooms include the playroom, the family store, the fairy castle, and the gracious sitting room, where each evening the Young family exhibited their talents and sang and prayed together. It is decorated with period furnishings. A beehive, the symbol of industry, sits atop the building.
A free 30 minute tour is available.
Other History nearby:
(Salt Lake City) Beehive House
(Fairfield) Camp Floyd
(Salt Lake City) Cathedral Church of St. Mark
(Salt Lake City) Cathedral of the Madeleine
(Salt Lake City) Council Hall
(Salt Lake City) Fort Douglas Military Museum
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07/08 Coming to The Salt Lake City area
Malad Valley Welsh Festival Malad City ID June28-July1 Today, Malad Valley has the largest per capita concentration of people of Welsh ancestry outside the country of Wales itself. For that reason, many residents of the Valley wanted to reestablish their Welsh roots. In 2005, after a 90 year break, this annual cultural event, now called the Malad Valley Welsh Festival, once again became a reality.