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Governor’s Mansion: In Salt Lake City Utah

The Utah Governor’s Mansion is the official residence of the Governor of Utah and their family. It is located at 603 E. South Temple St., Salt Lake City, Utah. History of the Governor’s Mansion…

Utah State Capitol

History Of Utah State Capitol When you travel to Utah one of the first things you must see to understand its history is the capitol. The Utah State Capitol is found on North Capitol Hill which is one of the most interesting places in Utah. It was built in 1915 and has undergone multiple stages…

The Cathedral of the Madeline

Religion in Utah is a huge part of the culture when people travel to the state. More often than not Utah religion is more associated with the Latterday Saints Church as opposed to Catholicism. The Cathedral of the Madeline is located in the heart of Salt Lake City and is surrounded by Catholic C

Come See the Natural History Museum of Utah!

While Salt Lake City has a number of historical and educational sites, none are more interesting and entertaining than the Natural History Museum of Utah. Located along the foothills of the Wasatch Front, the building has been a source of entertainment and education since 2011. Housing a multitude of exhibits, artifacts, and specimens the museum offers anyone visiting Salt Lake an opportunity…

Liberty Park: Salt Lake City’s #1 Summer Park

Liberty Park: Salt Lake City’s #1 Summer Park Welcome! Salt Lake City’s warm weather and consistent sunshine are ideal for getting to know Utahs parks. If you’re looking to enjoy a nice summer day outdoors, Liberty Park is the perfect place for you! Since its beginning in 1882, Liberty Park has been a favorite open space retreat for thousands of…

The Lion House at Temple Square

History The Lion House found in Salt Lake City, Utah is Statue of the Lion House lion.a Latter-Day Saints (LDS) historic site within Temple Square. This LDS landmark, built in 1856 by Truman O. Angell, was designed as second home for Brigham Young, the 2nd prophet of the LDS religion. As such, the historic Lion House is full of beautiful architecture mirroring…

North Capitol Hill: Best Place Overlook Downtown

North Capitol Hill: Best Place Overlook Downtown North Capitol Hill: The Best Place Overlook Downtown! This is North Capitol Hill, the best place to overlook downtown Salt Lake City.   History of North Capitol Hill North Capitol Hill is known as Capitol Hill in Salt Lake City. From its name,…

Utah’s Historic Capital Hill

Utah’s Historic Capital Hill  A little History of the Capital Building One of the most noticeable and prominent of Utah’s landmarks that is a major must see is Capital Hill. The Capital Building was built in 1916, a century ago! It was designed by local Utah architect Richard K. A. Kletting. Obviously a building this old will need some upkeep, so…

Church & State: A Business Incubator and Community Support System Spotlighting Utah as a Cultural Hub

Look for the Historic, Brick Church on the Right!  Along your way through downtown Salt Lake City, keep your eyes peeled to make sure you don’t miss the Church & State building. It truly is an undercover beauty, so make sure to hop off the bus and take a tour of the space! A non-profit, community-managed…