Randolph in Rich County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Chandler-Price Platen, Treadle Press (circa 1885)
The newspapers published in Randolph included the Round-Up, 1896-1903; Rich County News, 1903-1928; Rich County Reaper, 1928-1945; and the Rich County Roundup, 1945-1955. The Round-Up holds the distinction of being the first Utah newspaper to be published on wheels. The July 24, 1897 edition was printed on the Rich County float at the Pioneer Day Parade in Salt Lake City. The paper was distributed free-of-charge
Editors and publishers of the various Randolph newspapers have included; John R. Wallis and W. J. McLaughlin, The Round-Up; George Robinson, Edward Benzley, Gus W. Kramer, John M. Peart, John and LeRoy Shelby, Fred Scow, F. R. Morgan, Arthur and Clinton McKinnon, A. L. Larson, Ruby Larson McKinnon, Mabel Nicholls Pearce, Bernard H. Ewer, and Thomas Ashton, Rich County News; Bernard H. Ewer and William E. Marshall, Rich County Reaper; and Cyril M. and Erma Jeanne Argyle, Rich County Roundup.
Erected by Utah Humanities Council.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Communications • Industry & Commerce. A significant historical date for this entry is July 24, 1897.
Location. 41° 39.825′ N, 111° 11.117′ W. Marker is in Randolph, Utah, in Rich County. Marker is on South Main StreetTouch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 95 South Main Street, Randolph UT 84064, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 17 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Randolph (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Randolph (a few steps from this marker); Wilford Woodruff (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Randolph (approx. half a mile away); Fur Traders Rendezvous (approx. 16.2 miles away).
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