Marshall Field's opens on State Street

Oct. 12, 1868: Marshall Field's — Field, Leiter & Co. — opens a six story store at Washington and State streets. The more than three column story featured an in-depth explanation of the various departments' offerings. The building would burn down during the Great Chicago Fire in 1871 and would be rebuilt on the same spot.

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  1. Chicago Tribune,
  2. 13 Oct 1868, Tue,
  3. First Edition,
  4. Page 4

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  • Marshall Field's opens on State Street — Oct. 12, 1868: Marshall Field's — Field, Leiter & Co. — opens a six story store at Washington and State streets. The more than three column story featured an in-depth explanation of the various departments' offerings. The building would burn down during the Great Chicago Fire in 1871 and would be rebuilt on the same spot.

    chicagotribune – 12 Oct 2018