Salt Lake City in Salt Lake County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Salt Lake Stock and Mining Exchange
— 1908-1909, John C. Craig —
Exchange Building. As part of his efforts to make south downtown the financial center of Salt Lake City, Samuel Newhouse donated this site to the Salt Lake Mining and Stock Exchange in 1908. Organized in 1888, the exchange provided the mechanism for raising capital to develop Utah’s lucrative mines. During the uranium boom of the 1950s, the Salt Lake Mining and Stock Exchange was particularly busy. A mania for buying penny stocks to finance the development of uranium mines swept the country. With hundreds of these mines located in Utah, the Salt Lake Mining and Stock Exchange became the nation’s center for the trading of uranium stocks.
Erected by Utah State Historical Society. (Marker Number 34.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Utah, Salt Lake City Downtown Walking Tour series list.
Location. 40° 45.688′ N, 111° 53.38′ W. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 39 Exchange Place, 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. New Grand Hotel (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Frank E. Moss Federal Courthouse (about 500 feet away); Pioneer Camping Grounds (about 700 feet away); Odd Fellows Hall (about 700 feet away); New York Hotel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Modern Irrigation (approx. 0.2 miles away); Salt Lake City and County Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Morgan Commercial & Normal College (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salt Lake City.
More about this marker. This building is Tour Stop 34 on the Utah Heritage Foundation Downtown Walking Tour.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 16, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 12, 2010, by Bryan R. Bauer of Kearns, Ut 84118. This page has been viewed 1,352 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 12, 2010, by Bryan R. Bauer of Kearns, Ut 84118. 3, 4. submitted on April 14, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. 5, 6, 7. submitted on September 12, 2010, by Bryan R. Bauer of Kearns, Ut 84118. 8. submitted on September 17, 2010. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.