J. C. Penney Store in St. George

WASHINGTON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY     (Washington County, Utah)

J. C. PENNEY CO.

St. George, Utah

LOCATION

5 East 100 North     (now St. George Blvd.)
St. George, Utah
Telephone 98                             in the 1941 telephone book     (Penney J C Co)
Telephone 98                             in the 1954 telephone book     (Penney J C Co)
Telephone ORchard 3-2841     in the 1958 telephone book     (Penney J C Co)
Telephone ORchard 3-2841     in the 1961 telephone book     (Penney J C Co)
Telephone 673-2841                 in the 1972 telephone book     (Penney J C Co)

37° 6' 36.15" North Latitude,   113° 34' 58.96" West Longitude
37.110040° North Latitude,   113.583047° West Longitude
2,767 feet (843 meters) MSL


HISTORY

This store was owned by Hyrum "Hy" C. Thomas.
His wife was Irma Thomas and they had a son, Clark, and a daughter, Melody.
They lived at 375 E. Tabernacle, St. George
Phone 337

Photos WCHS-01946 and WCHS-01947 show that by the 1980s, the J. C. Penney store had expanded to include the Sprouse-Reitz building.


PHOTOS

J. C. Penney Company building
WCHS-01601     J. C. Penney Company store in St. George

J. C. Penney Store
WCHS-01946   J. C. Penney store
        J. C. Penney Store
        WCHS-01947   J. C. Penney store

Other WCHS photos:
WCHS-01399     Photo of a parade with the J. C. Penney store in the background
WCHS-01948     Photo of the inside of the J. C. Penney Co. store in St. George
WCHS-01949     Photo of the inside of the J. C. Penney Co. store in St. George
WCHS-01950     Photo of the inside of the J. C. Penney Co. store in St. George
WCHS-01951     Photo of the inside of the J. C. Penney Co. store in St. George
WCHS-01952     Photo of the inside of the J. C. Penney Co. store in St. George


REFERENCES

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