For several years, President Brigham Young spent the winter months in this home in St. George, Utah. He first purchased the home in 1868. The structure was expanded and remodeled in time for President Young's visit during the winter of 1873-74. He passed away in 1877. The Young family owned the home until 1882. It was subsequently owned by various private parties for nearly eighty years. In 1959 the home was given to the state of Utah to be operated as an historic site. It is presently owned by the LDS Church and open to the public.
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