The Chase home and garden in the early twentieth century. Isaac Chase was among the Latter-day Saints who came to the Salt Lake Valley in 1847, where he built a sawmill near Emigration Creek. In 1853, with Brigham Young, Chase established a 110-acre farm that included a flour mill and a two-story adobe home. In May 1881, the farm was sold to Salt Lake City; it was dedicated as Liberty Park in 1882. For some eighty years, park employees lived in the Chase home. In 1964, the Daughters of Utah Pioneers opened the house as a museum; then, in 1983, the Utah Arts Commission acquired it. It is now the Chase Home Museum of Utah Folk Arts—the only museum in the country centered on state-owned folk art. Utah Historical Society, MSS C 297, box 2, no. 245.

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