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Salt Lake City in Salt Lake County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Salt Lake Tribune

An Historic Milestone in Utah Journalism

 
 
Close-up of the marker. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jacob Oscarson, June 22, 2022
1. Close-up of the marker.
Inscription.  First published on April 15, 1871, in a pioneer print shop at 33 West on 1st South, The Salt Lake Daily Tribune and Mining Gazette had an initial circulation of 2,000. In its centennial year, The Salt Lake Tribune served more than 107,000 daily and 187,000 Sunday subscribers throughout the Intermountain West as one of American's distinguished newspapers.
 
Erected 1971 by Utah Headliners Chapter: Sigma Delta Chi.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Communications. A significant historical date for this entry is April 15, 1871.
 
Location. 40° 45.959′ N, 111° 53.449′ W. Marker is in Salt Lake City, Utah, in Salt Lake County. Marker can be reached from South Main Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 143 South Main Street, Salt Lake City UT 84111, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Pony Express (here, next to this marker); Great Salt Lake City Station (within shouting distance of this marker); First National Bank Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Salt Lake Herald Building
Salt Lake Tribune Marker Seen in the Center image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jacob Oscarson
2. Salt Lake Tribune Marker Seen in the Center
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Herald Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The Old Clock (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Eagle Emporium Building (about 400 feet away); Commercial Street (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salt Lake City.
 
More about this marker. Marker is embedded in the south wall of the building which used to house the offices of The Salt Lake Tribune and can be viewed from the alley. It was originally placed near the entrance to the building but was placed in storage when the building's façade was remodeled in the early 2010s. After years in storge, it was placed on the exterior of the building again and dedicated in June 2022.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 26, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 25, 2022, by Jacob Oscarson of Salt Lake City, Utah. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 25, 2022, by Jacob Oscarson of Salt Lake City, Utah. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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Aug. 14, 2022