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Mormon Pioneer Homes – Salt Lake City Tours

Samuel Jewkes, an English immigrant to the Mormon church, ran a gristmill and a sawmill in the town of Fountain Green, Utah. His middle class home was built with tine timbers connected with mortise and tendon joints and wooden pegs; the walls insulated with adobe bricks placed between the timbers using lime plaster and whitewash on the surfaces. The exterior was clapboard. Built in the mid-1860’s, Jewkes later sold the home to Henry Draper in 1879. This quaint home was relocated in 1980 and now sits in the Mormon pioneer history village at This Is The Place Heritage Park.

Join us on the Salt Lake City Tour or the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Tour for a visit to historic This Is The Place Monument. Book online at

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