Black and white photo that shows the Co-op Store, parts of Main Street, and more of the town

Community Development to 1900

Brigham’s Growth Spurred by private business and a more stable tax base, Brigham City entered a relatively prosperous period in the 1880s and 1890s, evidenced by a growth in both housing and public improvements...

Lumber and Hardware Stores

Charles Squires and John Forsgren, both of whom had been apprentices in the Co-op cabinet shop, were among the first to open a private business on Main Street, a two-room frame building located on the northeast corner...