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ZCMI Co-op Building

1872 - 1875

 
 
ZCMI Co-op Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, August 28, 2012
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 Zions Co-op Rio Virgin Manufacturing Company from 1872-1875. 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.
 
Location. 37° 7.807′ N, 113° 30.677′ W. Marker is in Washington, Utah, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of West Telegraph Street and South 100 West, on the right when traveling east on West Telegraph Street. Touch for map. The building is located on the southeast corner. Marker is in this post office area: Washington UT 84780, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Relief Society Hall ( here, next to this marker); Thomas W. Smith's Corn Cracker & Grist Millstone ( a few steps from this marker); Prominent Pioneer Men and Women Who Helped Settle Washington City ( about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Washington City 1857 ( about 600 feet away); Telegraph Street / Millcreek Mills ( about 600 feet away); The Granary
ZCMI Co-op Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, August 28, 2012
2. ZCMI Co-op Building Marker
Marker is visible to the right of the entrance door.
( about 700 feet away); Utah’s Dixie Birthplace, Washington City ( about 700 feet away); “Utah’s Dixie” Washington City ( about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washington.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
ZCMI Co-op Building image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, August 28, 2012
3. ZCMI Co-op Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 9, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 257 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 9, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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