Montpelier in Bear Lake County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
Many of the older residents of our community remember when a Linotype was operated near the front window of the building. Ruth Taylor, one of the owners of the newspaper, gathered crowds of onlookers as she typed copy there. The old Linotype is still stored in one of the back rooms of the building along with other old printing equipment.
Location. 42° 19.048′ N, 111° 18.498′ W. Marker is in Montpelier, Idaho, in Bear Lake County. Marker is on Washington Street (U.S. 89) near South 9th Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 847 Washington Street, Montpelier ID 83254, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ritter Bros. Drug and the Roxy Theatre (a few steps from this marker); Butch Cassidy Robs the Montpelier Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); Bank Robbers (within shouting distance of this marker); Rich Building and Theatre (within shouting distance of this marker); Model T's, Odd Fellows and the News (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Bank and The Burgoyne (about 300 feet away); Second Bank of Montpelier (about 300 feet away); Downtown Montpelier Historic Walking Tour (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Montpelier.
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