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Washington Cotton Factory

 
 
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By Dawn Bowen, June 21, 2007
1. Washington Cotton Factory Marker
Inscription. Built 1865-1870 on orders from Brigham Young. Appleton Harmon supervised construction. Center of Dixie “Cotton Mission”. Operated as a co-operative business and briefly under private lease until c. 1900
 
Erected by Utah State Historical Society. (Marker Number M-21.)
 
Location. 37° 7.753′ N, 113° 30.943′ W. Marker is in Washington, Utah, in Washington County. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 385 W Telegraph Street, Washington UT 84780, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Washington Cotton Factory (here, next to this marker); ZCMI Co-op Building 1875–1921 (a few steps from this marker); Washington City 1857 (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Telegraph Street / Millcreek Mills (about 700 feet away); ZCMI Co-op Building (approx. ¼ mile away); Relief Society Hall (approx. ¼ mile away); Thomas W. Smith's Corn Cracker & Grist Millstone (approx. ¼ mile away); Prominent Pioneer Men and Women Who Helped Settle Washington City (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washington.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Washington Cotton Factory Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, June 21, 2007
2. Washington Cotton Factory Marker
 
 
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