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Mining money from wealthy Catholic families and the help of Father Lawrence Scanlon financed the cathedral. The interior with stained-glass windows and paintings that have been preserved and restored. The interior is also decorated with Venetian mosaics, and Tennessee marble. There is a painting of St. Mary Magdalene above each altar.

The cathedral's first organ was built in 1909. This organ lasted until the 1980's, but it was in terrible shape. Finally in 1993, it was replaced by a brand new organ, which incorporated some of the original pipes.

The cathedral is open daily from 9am to 9pm.

Location: 331 E South Temple ST, Salt Lake City Utah 84111 Telephone 801-328-8941

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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