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Provo in Utah County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

The Knight Block

Utah Historic Site

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, October 2, 2018
1. The Knight Block Marker
Inscription.  The Knight Block, designed by Architect Richard C. Watkins, was constructed for Jesse Knight in 1900. The building served as the financial headquarters for the mining, manufacturing, agricultural, and commercial activities for one of Utah's most important nineteenth and twentieth century businessmen.
 
Erected by Division of State History. (Marker Number N-160.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1900.
 
Location. 40° 14.035′ N, 111° 39.497′ W. Marker is in Provo, Utah, in Utah County. Marker is on East Center Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 East Center Street, Provo UT 84601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historic Utah County Courthouse (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Place of Gathering (about 500 feet away); Escalante Trail (about 500 feet away); 104 West Center (about 700 feet away); 110-120 West Center (about 700 feet away); Provo Woolen Mills
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By Bill Kirchner, October 2, 2018
2. The Knight Block Marker
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Brigham Young Academy (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of the Old Provo High School (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Provo.
 
The Knight Block image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 2, 2018
3. The Knight Block
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 29, 2020, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 46 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 29, 2020, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.

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