Parowan, 1852

Scenery by William Warner Major


Parowan, 1852

Location: Brigham Young's Office, Beehive House

Description: 11 x 18 Oil on board

History: In 1881 The Contributor related the history of Utah in 1851: "During the month of January the settlement of Parowan was enclosed as a fort; the foundation of the council house was laid. A view of the fort was painted by W. Majors, representing the settlement, and Little Salt Lake in the distance; this painting was presented in 1870 by President Brigham Young to the Deseret Museum."48