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Madsen Furniture Company

Salt Lake City, Utah 1875

 

— Replicated in 2002 —

 
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By Connor Olson, April 17, 2021
1. Madsen Furniture Company Marker
Inscription.  This store was founded by Hans and Louise Madsen, immigrants from Denmark, whose forefathers were furniture craftsmen famous for their “perlemorkiste” (handcrafted chests inlaid with mother-of-pearl). The Madsen's arrived in the Utah Territory in 1875, just six years after the advent of the railroad, leading them to open a furniture shop that offered both manufactured and handcrafted goods.
 
Erected by This Is The Place Foundation.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicIndustry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1875.
 
Location. 40° 45.322′ N, 111° 48.959′ W. Marker is in Salt Lake City, Utah, in Salt Lake County. Marker can be reached from Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Z.C.M.I. (Zion’s Cooperative Mercantile Institution) (within shouting distance of this marker); Godbe-Pitts & Company Drugstore (within shouting distance of this marker); Hooper and Eldredge Bank (within
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By Connor Olson, April 17, 2021
2. Madsen Furniture Company Shop
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shouting distance of this marker); Dinwoodey Cabinet and Chair Shop (within shouting distance of this marker); Irrigation Station (within shouting distance of this marker); Dinwoodey Pottery Shop (within shouting distance of this marker); Shaving Parlor (within shouting distance of this marker); Ottinger Hall and Firehouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salt Lake City.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 13, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 10, 2021, by Connor Olson of Lemmon, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 10, 2021, by Connor Olson of Lemmon, South Dakota. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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