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The Beehive House in Salt Lake City is a historic home that was once the official residence of Brigham Young. Built in 1854, the house is named for the beehive sculpture that sits atop its roof, which is a symbol of industry and thrift. Today, the Beehive House is a museum and offers visitors a chance to see what life was like for one of Utah's most prominent residents during the mid-19th century.
seeker 1 year ago
The Beehive House was the home of Brigham Young, leader of the first group of settlers in Utah and 2nd president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. This beautiful, historic home is reminiscent of Southern architecture with its large porches, tall pillars, and beautiful gardens. It’s named after the beehive sculpture sitting on top of the house.
emmabarfus 1 year ago
Brigham Young, maybe the most famous Mormon of all, and founder of Salt Lake City, once lived in this beautifully preserved house with (some) of his (many) wives, and a lot of his 57 children. It's now a house museum with free tours on the daily.
amy.mac 1 year ago
Beehive House Guides
- stillontheroad (Giada Matera) Here are the spots I've been to when I visited SLC for just a day. Love when all the most important landmarks are walking distance.
- seeker (Seeker Editors) Salt Lake City, Utah is a city rich in history and culture, with a story that spans back over 170 years. A Salt Lake City history walking tour is a unique opportunity to explore the city's past and present, and to gain a deeper understanding of the people and events that have shaped this vibrant community. From the founding of the Mormon Church and the arrival of the pioneers, to the construction of the state capitol and the city's growth as a center of industry and commerce, there is much to discover on a Salt Lake City history walking tour. Whether you are a local looking to learn more about your city, or a visitor eager to explore Salt Lake City's fascinating past, this walking tour is a must-see experience.
- amy.mac (Amy McMahon) Salt Lake City, Utah's capital, is full of important and iconic historical landmarks. The city was established by Mormon pioneers in 1847, who went to build a city full of beautiful temples and memorials. Even if you're not a member of the LDS church, though, as the Crossroads of the West, Salt Lake has plenty of other worthwhile historical monuments scattered throughout the city and surrounding region. Whether you want to see temples or churches, historical houses or original farms, there's something for you to see in Salt Lake City!
- emmabarfus (Emma Lee) Utah is famous for having stunning natural beauty that cannot be found anywhere else in the world. Thousands of visitors flock to the south of the state to drive through Zion National Park, hike in the iconic Arches National Park, or skydive over Moab’s red rock. Salt Lake City, the state’s capital, is often overlooked by travelers but that needs to change. This charming city sparks the perfect balance between bustling city life and relaxing nature. Hike through the Wasatch Mountains, sample the city’s unique international cuisine, ski in the "greatest snow on earth", and explore historical landmarks– Salt Lake City has something for everyone. Here's how to spend one perfect day in the Beehive state's capital from a native Utahn who has visited SLC hundreds of times!