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Fayette in Sanpete County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

ZCMI Co-op Building

1890s-1960

 
 
ZCMI Co-op Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 14, 2014
1. ZCMI Co-op Building Marker
Inscription.  Official outlet of ZCMI (Zion's Co-operative Mercantile Institution), "America's First Department Store". This building housed the Fayette Merc. from circa 1890s to 1986. Until 1960 it was part of the ZCMI co-operative system which served more than 150 communities in the Intermountain area with retail commodities and services beginning in 1868.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series list.
 
Location. 39° 13.536′ N, 111° 51.406′ W. Marker is in Fayette, Utah, in Sanpete County. Marker is on North Main Street, on the left when traveling north. Marker is on right front corner of building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9 North Main Street, Fayette UT 84630, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Warm Creek-Fayette (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gunnison (approx. 5 miles away); Life on the Land (approx. 5.3 miles away); The Colonists of Clarion (approx.
ZCMI Co-op Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 14, 2014
2. ZCMI Co-op Building Marker
Marker is on right front corner of building.
5.3 miles away); “Back to the Soil” (approx. 5.3 miles away); Casino / Star Theatre (approx. 5.4 miles away); First Public Buildings (approx. 7.4 miles away); Centerfield (approx. 7˝ miles away).
 
ZCMI Co-op Building image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 14, 2014
3. ZCMI Co-op Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 29, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 341 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 29, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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