A Private School House

A Private School House (HMNEK)

Location: Salt Lake City, UT 84103 Salt Lake County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 46.172', W 111° 53.289'

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Built by Brigham Young for his own children stood on this corner lot 1860-1903 This early school was directed by Eli B. Kelsey, who in soliciting additional students announced in the Deseret News, December 12, 1860, as follows:

"President Young not only intends it to be used for the education of his own family during the day, but proposes it to be thoroughly devoted to further educational purposes in the evenings, including the teaching of vocal music.

"Mr. David O. Calder will open therein two classes for young persons of both sexes, in order that a competent number may be thoroughly taught this simple and beautiful science, so that a uniform system of teaching may be adopted throughout all the schools of the territory, the produce of the valley will be taken in payment for tuition."
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HM NumberHMNEK
Series This marker is part of the Utah Pioneer Trails and Landmarks Association series
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Marker Number35
Year Placed1934
Placed ByUtah Pioneer Trails and Landmarks Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 12:07pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12T E 425045 N 4513552
Decimal Degrees40.76953333, -111.88815000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 46.172', W 111° 53.289'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 46' 10.32" N, 111° 53' 17.34" W
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Area Code(s)801
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10 N State St, Salt Lake City UT 84103, US
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