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Bowery

This is the Place Heritage Park »

2601 Sunnyside Ave.
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
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Included in admission

801-582-1847

History/Science, Museum

Built in Salt Lake City, Utah in 1847. he bowery was generally the first structure built in a settlement until more permanent buildings could be constructed. It served as a gathering place for new arrivals, religious and social events, as well as a venue for theatrical productions. The original bowery in Salt Lake City was built in a single day, on July 31, 1847. The 40' x 28' structure was built of wood posts, with a hardened dirt floor, and a roof of thatched brush and willows.