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Hooper and Eldredge Bank

Salt Lake City, Utah 1866

 

— Replicated in 1996 —

 
Hooper and Eldredge Bank Marker image. Click for full size.
By Connor Olson, April 17, 2021
1. Hooper and Eldredge Bank Marker
Inscription.  This is a replica of the original Bank of Deseret that later became the First Security Bank and then Wells Fargo Bank. As Utah's first bank, it was established around 1866, and located on the corner of 100 South and Main Street in Salt Lake City. Prior to that date, the LDS Church and private mercantiles functioned as bankers.
 
Erected by This Is The Place Foundation. (Marker Number 18.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1866.
 
Location. 40° 45.291′ N, 111° 48.959′ W. Marker is in Salt Lake City, Utah, in Salt Lake County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and First Avenue North on Main Street. 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. Shaving Parlor (a few steps from this marker); Irrigation Station (a few steps from this marker); Z.C.M.I. (Zion’s Cooperative Mercantile Institution) (within shouting distance of this marker); Godbe-Pitts & Company Drugstore
Hooper & Eldredge Bank and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Connor Olson, April 17, 2021
2. Hooper & Eldredge Bank and Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Fairbanks Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Heber East Ward School (within shouting distance of this marker); Madsen Furniture Company (within shouting distance of this marker); Dinwoodey Cabinet and Chair Shop (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salt Lake City.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 29, 2021, by Connor Olson of Lemmon, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 41 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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