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ZCMI Co-op Building 1875–1921

 
 
ZCMI Co-op Building 1875-1921 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, June 21, 2007
1. ZCMI Co-op Building 1875-1921 Marker
Inscription. Official outlet of ZCMI (Zion’s Co-operative Mercantile Institution), “America’s First Department Store.” This building housed the Washington Co-op from 1875 to 1921. It was part of the ZCMI co-operative system which served in the Intermountain area with retail commodities and services beginning in 1868.
 
Location. 37° 7.752′ N, 113° 30.954′ W. Marker is in Washington, Utah, in Washington County. Marker can be reached from West Telegraph Street. 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. Washington Cotton Factory ( a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Washington Cotton Factory ( a few steps from this marker); Washington City 1857 ( about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Telegraph Street / Millcreek Mills ( about 800 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. 0.3 miles away); Prominent Pioneer Men and Women Who Helped Settle Washington City ( approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washington.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
ZCMI Co-op building was part of the Washington Cotton Factory image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, June 21, 2007
2. ZCMI Co-op building was part of the Washington Cotton Factory
Marker on ZCMI Co-op Building image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, June 21, 2007
3. Marker on ZCMI Co-op Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 27, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,195 times since then and 48 times this year. Last updated on September 2, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 27, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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