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May 2019

Showcasing the Legacy of Lagoon Lecture given by Lynn Arave

May 16, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Park City Museum will host Lynn Arave who will give a lecture titled Showcasing the Legacy of Lagoon on Thursday, May 16th from 5-6 p.m. at the Park City Museum Education and Collections Center located at 2079 Sidewinder Drive. Only 7 amusement parks in the United States have older histories than Lagoon – and they are all east of the Mississippi. However, “Lagoon” wasn’t its original name and the park has moved locations once. From big band to opera to…

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Showcasing the Legacy of Lagoon Lecture given by Lynn Arave

May 16, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Park City Museum will host Lynn Arave who will give a lecture titled Showcasing the Legacy of Lagoon on Thursday, May 16th from 5-6 p.m. at the Park City Museum Education and Collections Center located at 2079 Sidewinder Drive. Only 7 amusement parks in the United States have older histories than Lagoon – and they are all east of the Mississippi. However, “Lagoon” wasn’t its original name and the park has moved locations once. From big band to opera to…

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Showcasing the Legacy of Lagoon Lecture given by Lynn Arave

May 16, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Park City Museum will host Lynn Arave who will give a lecture titled Showcasing the Legacy of Lagoon on Thursday, May 16th from 5-6 p.m. at the Park City Museum Education and Collections Center located at 2079 Sidewinder Drive. Only 7 amusement parks in the United States have older histories than Lagoon – and they are all east of the Mississippi. However, “Lagoon” wasn’t its original name and the park has moved locations once. From big band to opera to…

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Abandon Ship! (part III): A lecture on the B-18 bomber crash at Iron Mountain in 1941

May 26, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

On November 17, 1941 a B-18 bomber crashed into Iron Mountain. Most of the crew was able to escape. This event is the subject of a lecture on Sunday night, 5 p.m., at our Education and Collections building on 2079 Sidewinder Drive. The lecture will be given by Steve Leatham and is open to everyone. Also join us on Monday morning for a for a historic plaque unveiling at 10 a.m. The plaque will commemorate the servicemen in the B-18…

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Abandon Ship! (part III): A lecture on the B-18 bomber crash at Iron Mountain in 1941

May 26, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

On November 17, 1941 a B-18 bomber crashed into Iron Mountain. Most of the crew was able to escape. This event is the subject of a lecture on Sunday night, 5 p.m., at our Education and Collections building on 2079 Sidewinder Drive. The lecture will be given by Steve Leatham and is open to everyone.Also join us on Monday morning for a for a historic plaque unveiling at 10 a.m. The plaque will commemorate the servicemen in the B-18 that…

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Abandon Ship! (part III): A lecture on the B-18 bomber crash at Iron Mountain in 1941

May 26, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

On November 17, 1941 a B-18 bomber crashed into Iron Mountain. Most of the crew was able to escape. This event is the subject of a lecture on Sunday night, 5 p.m., at our Education and Collections building on 2079 Sidewinder Drive. The lecture will be given by Steve Leatham and is open to everyone.Also join us on Monday morning for a for a historic plaque unveiling at 10 a.m. The plaque will commemorate the servicemen in the B-18 that…

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Memorial Day Ceremony and Plaque Unveiling

May 27, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Join us on Monday morning for a Memorial Ceremony at 9 a.m. and for a plaque unveiling at 10 a.m (see poster). The plaque will honor and commemorate servicemen whose plane crashed into Iron Mountain in 1941. The crash and the escape of several of the men was the subject of Wednesday's Way We Were in the Park Record and Sunday's lecture.

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Memorial Day Ceremony and Plaque Unveiling

May 27, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Join us on Monday morning for a Memorial Ceremony at 9 a.m. and for a plaque unveiling at 10 a.m (see poster). The plaque will honor and commemorate servicemen whose plane crashed into Iron Mountain in 1941. The crash and the escape of several of the men was the subject of Wednesday's Way We Were in the Park Record and Sunday's lecture.

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Memorial Day Ceremony and Plaque Unveiling

May 27, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Join us on Monday morning for a Memorial Ceremony at 9 a.m. and for a plaque unveiling at 10 a.m (see poster). The plaque will honor and commemorate servicemen whose plane crashed into Iron Mountain in 1941. The crash and the escape of several of the men was the subject of Wednesday's Way We Were in the Park Record and Sunday's lecture.

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June 2019

Free Day at the Museum!

June 4, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Enjoy Free Admission to the Park City Museum today! Visit for the first time or revisit your favorite exhibits. Generously supported by Doug and Connie Hayes. If you need more information call 435-649-7457 ext. 102 or education@parkcityhistory.org.

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Free Day at the Museum!

June 4, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Enjoy Free Admission to the Park City Museum today! Visit for the first time or revisit your favorite exhibits. Generously supported by Doug and Connie Hayes. If you need more information call 435-649-7457 ext. 102 or education@parkcityhistory.org.

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Free Day at the Museum!

June 4, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Enjoy Free Admission to the Park City Museum today! Visit for the first time or revisit your favorite exhibits. Generously supported by Doug and Connie Hayes. If you need more information call 435-649-7457 ext. 102 or education@parkcityhistory.org.

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Historic Home Tour 2019

June 15, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Each June, we celebrate history with the Annual Historic Home Tour! Join the Park City Museum as we showcase some of Park City’s most beautiful and interesting historic homes for this one-day only special event. Discover how today’s residents make creative use of these small historic miners’ cottages. The 2019 Historic Home Tour will take place on Saturday June 15, 2019 from 10am to 3pm and explore twelve restored historic homes on Woodside and Park Avenues. Four of the homes…

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Historic Home Tour 2019

June 15, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Each June, we celebrate history with the Annual Historic Home Tour!Join the Park City Museum as we showcase some of Park City’s most beautiful and interesting historic homes for this one-day only special event. Discover how today’s residents make creative use of these small historic miners’ cottages.The 2019 Historic Home Tour will take place on Saturday June 15, 2019 from 10am to 3pm and explore twelve restored historic homes on Woodside and Park Avenues. Four of the homes were restored…

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Historic Home Tour 2019

June 15, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Each June, we celebrate history with the Annual Historic Home Tour!Join the Park City Museum as we showcase some of Park City’s most beautiful and interesting historic homes for this one-day only special event. Discover how today’s residents make creative use of these small historic miners’ cottages.The 2019 Historic Home Tour will take place on Saturday June 15, 2019 from 10am to 3pm and explore twelve restored historic homes on Woodside and Park Avenues. Four of the homes were restored…

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Park City Athenaeum Club Lecture presented by Lynette McAferty and Marilyn Boschetto

June 26, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Come learn about the Park City Athenaeum Club, Utah’s oldest women’s club founded in 1897 by miner’s wives. Lecture will be held at the Park City Museum Education & Collections Center located at 2079 Sidewinder Drive on Wednesday, June 26th from 5-6 p.m. Club Historian, Lynette McAferty, and past President, Marilyn Boschetto, will explore the history of the club and their many efforts to better the Park City community. Club highlights include the founding of the Park City Library and leading the…

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Park City Athenaeum Club Lecture presented by Lynette McAferty and Marilyn Boschetto

June 26, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Come learn about the Park City Athenaeum Club, Utah’s oldest women’s club founded in 1897 by miner’s wives. Lecture will be held at the Park City Museum Education & Collections Center located at 2079 Sidewinder Drive on Wednesday, June 26th from 5-6 p.m. Club Historian, Lynette McAferty, and past President, Marilyn Boschetto, will explore the history of the club and their many efforts to better the Park City community. Club highlights include the founding of the Park City Library and leading the…

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Park City Athenaeum Club Lecture presented by Lynette McAferty and Marilyn Boschetto

June 26, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Come learn about the Park City Athenaeum Club, Utah’s oldest women’s club founded in 1897 by miner’s wives. Lecture will be held at the Park City Museum Education & Collections Center located at 2079 Sidewinder Drive on Wednesday, June 26th from 5-6 p.m. Club Historian, Lynette McAferty, and past President, Marilyn Boschetto, will explore the history of the club and their many efforts to better the Park City community. Club highlights include the founding of the Park City Library and leading the…

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July 2019

I Remember When Panel Discussion

July 10, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

What was it like growing up in Park City when it was a mining town? What changes occurred when Park City went from mining to skiing? What did families do in their backyards or porches in the past? What was Park City like before and during the Olympics? How have the schools changed over the years? To find out the answer to these questions and more, come to Park City Museum’s panel discussion with some local Parkites who have lived…

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I Remember When Panel Discussion

July 10, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

What was it like growing up in Park City when it was a mining town? What changes occurred when Park City went from mining to skiing? What did families do in their backyards or porches in the past? What was Park City like before and during the Olympics? How have the schools changed over the years? To find out the answer to these questions and more, come to Park City Museum’s panel discussion with some local Parkites who have lived…

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Hike Through History to the Flagstaff Mine & Gourmet Lunch at Cushing’s Cabin, Deer Valley

July 18, 2019

Meeting Guest Guide Michael O'Malley at Silver Lake, we'll climb the hiking-only Red Cloud Trail to visit the Flagstaff Mine, the first producing mine in the Park City District. Followed by a gourmet lunch in Cushing's Cabin catered by Deer Valley Resort. After lunch, we'll circumnavigate a high alpine meadow to the top of Bald Mountain. There hikers will have the opportunity of a scenic download on the Sterling Lift. The hike and gourmet lunch is an all day affair…

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Hike Through History to the Flagstaff Mine & Gourmet Lunch at Cushing’s Cabin, Deer Valley

July 18, 2019

Meeting Guest Guide Michael O'Malley at Silver Lake, we'll climb the hiking-only Red Cloud Trail to visit the Flagstaff Mine, the first producing mine in the Park City District. Followed by a gourmet lunch in Cushing's Cabin catered by Deer Valley Resort. After lunch, we'll circumnavigate a high alpine meadow to the top of Bald Mountain. There hikers will have the opportunity of a scenic download on the Sterling Lift.The hike and gourmet lunch is an all day affair (approximately…

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August 2019

Hike Through History to the Thaynes Conveyor & Gourmet Picnic – Thursday, August 8, 2019

August 8, 2019

Pat Pond and Robin Fillion are back by popular demand with their gourmet lunch (prepared from scratch) for the Thursday August 8th History Hike. The menu includes: grilled flank steak or portobella mushrooms, crusty rolls, delicious salads and sumptuous desserts. We'll begin by riding the Crescent Lift from Park City Mountain Resort base. Guest Guides Hope and Sanford Melville will lead us on the iconic Keystone Trail to the Crescent, Apex and California Mines, the California Comstock Mill and the…

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Hike Through History to the Thaynes Conveyor & Gourmet Picnic

August 8, 2019
Park City Museum, 528 Main Street
Park City, UT 84060 United States

Pat Pond and Robin Fillion are back by popular demand with their gourmet lunch (prepared from scratch) for the Thursday August 8th History Hike. The menu includes: grilled flank steak or portobella mushrooms, crusty rolls, delicious salads and sumptuous desserts.We'll begin by riding the Crescent Lift from Park City Mountain Resort base. Guest Guides Hope and Sanford Melville will lead us on the iconic Keystone Trail to the Crescent, Apex and California Mines, the California Comstock Mill and the D&…

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September 2019

Overhead Tramways in Park City Lecture by Steve Leatham

September 11, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Park City Museum and the Friends of Ski Mountain Mining History are hosting a lecture called Overhead Tramways in Park City presented by Steve Leatham from 5-6 p.m. on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at the Education and Collections Center located at 2079 Sidewinder Drive. The Doppelmayr-Garaventa Group is the world’s leading manufacturer of ski lifts.  Today it is the leader in uphill transportation at ski resorts worldwide.  Nearly two-thirds of the 3,500 chairlifts in North America are of the Doppelmeyr brand. …

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Free Admission to Park City Museum

September 24, 2019

Enjoy Free Admission to the Park City Museum today! Visit for the first time or revisit your favorite exhibits. Generously supported by Susan and Thomas Hodgson. If you need more information call 435-649-7457 ext. 102 or education@parkcityhistory.org.

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Free Admission to Park City Museum

September 24, 2019

Enjoy Free Admission to the Park City Museum today! Visit for the first time or revisit your favorite exhibits. Generously supported by Susan and Thomas Hodgson. If you need more information call 435-649-7457 ext. 102 or education@parkcityhistory.org.

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Glenwood Cemetery Lecture by Barbara Martz

September 25, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Park City Museum will host a lecture called The History of Glenwood Cemetery given by Barbara Martz on Wednesday, September 25th from 5-6 p.m. at the Park City Museum Education and Collections Center located at 2079 Sidewinder Drive.  Glenwood Cemetery is on the National Register of Historic Places and is owned by the Park City Museum. Barbara will share the history of Glenwood Cemetery as it was established for miners and their families when Park City was a silver mining town. …

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Glenwood Cemetery Tour 2019

September 28, 2019 @ 10:45 am - 2:00 pm
$15

WEATHER UPDATE: Due to inclement weather, the tour is moving indoors to the Park City Museum's Education and Collections Center. Participants already signed up will receive an email about the changes to the program. The event is now Sold Out. The Park City Museum will be hosting a Historic Glenwood Cemetery Tour on Saturday, September 28, 2019 from 10:45am-12pm and 12:45pm-2:00pm. Park City history will come alive through re-enactors in costume standing at various gravesites discussing life and death in…

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Glenwood Cemetery Tour 2019

September 28, 2019 @ 10:45 am - 2:00 pm
$15

The Park City Museum will be hosting a Historic Glenwood Cemetery Tour on Saturday, September 28, 2019 from 10:45am-12pm and 12:45pm-2:00pm. Park City history will come alive through re-enactors in costume standing at various gravesites discussing life and death in the old historic mining town. Law and Order in Park City will be the overall theme this year. The tours will cost $15 per person and are appropriate for ages 10 years and older. This will be a fundraiser for the historic…

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October 2019

Mayflower Mine-Hot, Wet, Payable Gold Lecture by Keith Droste

October 2, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Park City Museum and the Friends of Ski Mountain Mining History will host a lecture called Mayflower Mine-Hot, Wet, Payable Gold presented by Keith Droste on Wednesday, October 2nd from 5-6 p.m. at the Education and Collections Center located at 2079 Sidewinder Drive. The lecture will focus on this unique Park City Mining District enterprise.  The four stages of Mayflower, the life of the mine, will be summarized including: Property Consolidation; New Park Mining Company Formation; New Park mine development…

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Historic Pub Crawl October 18

October 18, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

UPDATE: This event is SOLD OUT! Please call 435-649-7457 x 107 to add your name to the wait list   Join us in celebrating some Park City Pub History during the Park City Museum Historic Pub Crawl!   When: 5:30pm on October 18th, 2019 Where:  3 Local Pubs on Main Street Crystal Park Cantina The Cabin No Name Saloon   Price: $35 for museum members or $50 for non-members What’s included:  One drink at each of 3 local pubs on…

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Free Admission to Park City Museum

October 22, 2019

Enjoy Free Admission to the Park City Museum today! Visit for the first time or revisit your favorite exhibits. Generously supported by Barbara and Bradford Evans. If you need more information call 435-649-7457 ext. 102 or education@parkcityhistory.org.

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Free Admission to Park City Museum

October 22, 2019
Park City Museum, 528 Main Street
Park City, UT 84060 United States
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Enjoy Free Admission to the Park City Museum today! Visit for the first time or revisit your favorite exhibits. Generously supported by Barbara and Bradford Evans. If you need more information call 435-649-7457 ext. 102 or education@parkcityhistory.org.

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November 2019

Free Admission Day at the Park City Museum

November 12, 2019

Enjoy Free Admission to the Park City Museum today! Visit for the first time or revisit your favorite exhibits.  Made possible through the generous support of David Hoffenberg.  If you need more information call 435-649-7457 ext. 102 or education@parkcityhistory.org.

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The Whites Want Everything: Relations with Utah’s First Peoples lecture given by Will Bagley

November 12, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The Whites Want Everything: Relations with Utah's First Peoples lecture given by Will Bagley on Tuesday, November 12th from 5-6 p.m. at the Park City Museum Education and Collections Center located at 2079 Sidewinder Drive. What would you do if your new neighbors set-up a sawmill and started cutting down the trees in your yard? Early in 1853, Samuel C. Snyder opened a water-powered sawmill  harnessing White Pine, Red Pine, and Willow creeks near today's Silver Springs subdivision. On August…

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December 2019

Locals Free Admission Day at the Park City Museum

December 10, 2019

Enjoy Free Admission to the Park City Museum today! Visit for the first time or revisit your favorite exhibits.  Made possible through the generous support of Michael Montgomery.  If you need more information call 435-649-7457 ext. 102 or education@parkcityhistory.org.

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Remember the Ladies: The Fight for Women’s Rights Lecture presented by Dr. Martha Bradley-Evans

December 10, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Oral History

"Remember the Ladies: The Fight for Women’s Rights" lecture presented by Dr. Martha Bradley-Evans on Tuesday, December 10th from 5-6 p.m. at the Park City Museum Education & Collections Center, 2079 Sidewinder Drive. 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution allowing women to vote. Initially introduced to Congress in 1878, several attempts to pass a women's suffrage amendment failed until 1919. Dr. Bradley-Evans, Associate Vice President Academic Affairs at the University of Utah, will examine…

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January 2020

I Remember When Panel Discussion: Park City Resort

January 8 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Park City Museum, 528 Main Street
Park City, UT 84060 United States
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Join Jim Tedford, Phil Jones, Steve Leatham, and Jana Cole as they discuss their memories of working at the Park City Resort back in the 1960’s through the 1990’s.  Learn about how Park City transformed from a mining town to a ski town.  The panelists will explore working at Park City Resort under the different ownership's of United Park City Mines, Greater Park City Corp. with Edgar Stern, Alpine Meadows with Nick Badami, and the Powdr Corporation. Larry Warren will…

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“Honoring our Sacred Lands” Lecture presented by Darren Parry

January 16 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Darren Parry returns to the Education & Collections Center with the lecture Honoring our Sacred Lands on Thursday, January 16th from 5-6 p.m. Ancient tribal cultures have important lessons to teach the rest of the world about how all things are connected and the fact that our very existence is dependent upon this natural world that we seem to be destroying. Darren Parry is the Chairman of the Northwestern Band of the Shoshone Nation.   Darren serves on the Board of…

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