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Edward Snelgrove Boot Shop

Salt Lake City, Utah, late 1850's

 

— Replicated in 2001 —

 
Edward Snelgrove Boot Shop Marker image. Click for full size.
By Connor Olson, April 17, 2021
1. Edward Snelgrove Boot Shop Marker
Inscription.  Edward Snelgrove's original store was located near the corner of Main Street and 200 South in Salt Lake City. Though not an exact replica of the original boot shop operated by Snelgrove, this building provides an example of a shoe maker's workshop. Snelgrove's finely crafted footwear was in constant demand and was worn by many of the city's prominent elite, with boots selling at $35 a pair.
 
Erected by This Is The Place Foundation. (Marker Number 36.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 40° 45.304′ N, 111° 48.894′ W. Marker is in Salt Lake City, Utah, in Salt Lake County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of First N and First E, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2601 East Sunnyside Avenue, Salt Lake City UT 84108, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Deseret Telegraph Office (a few steps from this marker); Dinwoodey Pottery Shop (within shouting distance of this marker); Niels and Josephine Anderson Home (within
Snelgrove Boot Shop and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Connor Olson, April 17, 2021
2. Snelgrove Boot Shop and Marker
The Snelgrove Boot Shop is the building on the left. The marker is visible to the right of the path leading to the entrance doors. The building seen on the right is the Deseret Telegraph Office.
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shouting distance of this marker); Godbe-Pitts & Company Drugstore (within shouting distance of this marker); Handcarts (within shouting distance of this marker); Z.C.M.I. (Zion’s Cooperative Mercantile Institution) (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hooper and Eldredge Bank (about 300 feet away); Madsen Furniture Company (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salt Lake City.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 29, 2021, by Connor Olson of Lemmon, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 29, 2021, by Connor Olson of Lemmon, South Dakota. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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