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Brigham Young Complex
U.S. National Register of Historic Places
U.S. National Historic Landmark District
Photograph of the Lion House from the sidewalk, with the Beehive House just visible behind
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Coordinates: 40°46′11.2″N 111°53′19.6″W / 40.769778°N 111.888778°W / 40.769778; -111.888778Coordinates: 40°46′11.2″N 111°53′19.6″W / 40.769778°N 111.888778°W / 40.769778; -111.888778
Built/Founded: 1855
Architect: Angell,Truman O.; Ward,William
Architectural style(s): Classical Revival, Late Gothic Revival
Governing body: Private
Added to NRHP: October 15, 1966[1]
Designated NHLD: January 28, 1964[2]
NRHP Reference#: 66000739

The Brigham Young Complex is the collective name given in the U.S. National Historic Landmark program to a set of two houses in Salt Lake City, Utah. These houses were the residence of Brigham Young from 1852 until his death in 1877. As President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at the time of the Mormon settlement of the Salt Lake Valley, Young and his home were pivotal in the development of the Church, Utah, and the American west. The houses were designated as a National Historic Landmark in 1964.[3]

The two houses that comprise the Brigham Young Complex are:

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References Edit

  1. "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. http://www.nr.nps.gov/. 
  2. "Brigham Young Complex". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. http://tps.cr.nps.gov/nhl/detail.cfm?ResourceId=986&ResourceType=District. Retrieved 2008-07-12. 
  3. National Park Service. "National Historic Landmark Program: NHL Database". http://tps.cr.nps.gov/nhl/detail.cfm?ResourceId=986&ResourceType=District. Retrieved 2007-06-05. 

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