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Grand Junction in Mesa County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Grand Junction News Established

 
 
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By Mark Hilton, July 7, 2018
1. Grand Junction News Established Marker
Inscription.  
Upon this site in October 1882
a vital cultural influence in the town
of Grand Junction was established by
the printing of the first newspaper ~
The Grand Junction News
Edwin Price, Editor

 
Erected 1957 by Mount Garfield Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicNotable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1882.
 
Location. 39° 4.035′ N, 108° 33.908′ W. Marker is in Grand Junction, Colorado, in Mesa County. Marker is on Main Street east of South 4th Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 443 Main Street, Grand Junction CO 81501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bannister Furniture (a few steps from this marker); Mesa Drug/City Market (within shouting distance of this marker); The Fair Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Sampliner’s Dry Goods
Grand Junction News Established Marker is on left. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 7, 2018
2. Grand Junction News Established Marker is on left.
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Benge’s Shoe Store (about 300 feet away); Majestic/Mesa Theater (about 400 feet away); St. Regis Hotel (about 500 feet away); Whitman School (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grand Junction.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 12, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 12, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 114 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 12, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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