About Jane Porter

Jane Porter was born Jane Catherine Dooly, May 20, 1917 during a spring snow storm. She had many interests growing up. During her childhood she learned to repair a wide range of things from bicycles to clocks. Much of her time was spent at the family’s Antelope Island ranch. She had a penchant for solving […]


Jane purchased the Terry house at 1229 East South Temple in 1987, when she was seventy years old. It was not being lived in at the time and was suffering from years of neglect. With a keen sense of purpose, Jane began its restoration. She was on the site every day, collaborating closely with the […]

Our Purpose

The latest chapter in the history of the house began a few months after Jane’s passing. She left the house to her Manners Golden Rule Foundation. It was decided to open the home to the community so that it might serve as a place where serious discussions and presentations take place involving groups and individuals […]

Our Purpose

To help meet those needs by building more of a spirit of caring, connected community, and brotherhood /sisterhood in families, communities and nations around the globe; by inspiring individuals to reach for the highest and the best that is within each of us.

Michael Hall, Director of Jane’s Home

Michael Hall speaking to a new group about the mission of Jane’s Home and the mission of the Golden Rule Project, Aug. 2014. Contact Michael Hall for reservation information about Jane’s Home. 801 244-7596 michael@goldenruleproject.org