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Postcard: First House in Utah

March 7th, 2011 · No Comments

Postcard: First House Built in Utah

Card is titled: “587 / First House Built in Utah. Now Under Pergola on Temple Block, Salt Lake City, Utah / 78134.”

Printed on back of postcard:

THE FIRST HOUSE built in Utah was erected in 1847, under the direction of Brigham Young, by the Pioneers who reached Salt Lake Valley July 24th of that year.  The material used was rough logs, and slabs cut from same for the roof.  The crevices between logs were filled with mud.

Publishing information: “C.T. American Art Colored / Deseret Book Company, Salt Lake City, Utah.”

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