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FIRST-Department Store in America, Ogden, UT
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing
N 41° 13.237 W 111° 58.478
12T E 418305 N 4563706
Quick Description: This sign boasts the location of the "America's FIRST Department Store".
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 11/19/2010 9:17:30 PM
Waymark Code: WMA5CA
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 7

Long Description:
The text on this sign reads:

"Historic Marker
ZCMI Co-op Building
1871-1888
Official outlet of ZCMI (Zion's Co-operative Mercantile Institution), "America's First Department Store", This wall is all that remains of a building on this site which was a wholesale outlet of the Ogden Branch of ZCMI from 1871 to 1888. 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."


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Visit this website to see how ZCMI is intertwined with Mays Department Store, Macy's Department store and Meier and Frank department store:
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Type of documentation of superlative status: FIRST Department Store in America, per the sign

Location of coordinates: At the sign

Web Site: [Web Link]

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