Mark Eaton http://kpcw.org en Park City History Bits - January 23, 2014 http://kpcw.org/post/park-city-history-bits-january-23-2014 <p></p><p><strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Do you know what special role certain immigrants from Michigan played in Park City’s history?</span></strong></p><p>This is Mark Eaton with your Park City History Bit.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>In 1873, four entrepreneurs from Grand Haven, Michigan – Edward Ferry, David McLaughlin, J. W. Mason and Frederick Nims – arrived in Park City and incorporated the Marsac Silver Mining Company. Edward Ferry purchased the Flagstaff Mine for $50,000, and it became their first holding.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 23:56:34 +0000 KPCW 12685 at http://kpcw.org Park City History Bits - January 23, 2014 Park City History Bits - December 19, 2013 http://kpcw.org/post/park-city-history-bits-december-19-2013 <p></p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Did you know Park City’s own Little Train That Could, could for about nine years?</strong></p><p></p><p>This is Mark Eaton with your weekly Park City History Bit.</p><p></p> Thu, 19 Dec 2013 21:30:02 +0000 KPCW 12514 at http://kpcw.org Park City History Bits - December 19, 2013 Park City History Bits - October 24, 2013 http://kpcw.org/post/park-city-history-bits-october-24-2013 <p></p><p></p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Have you heard of the two women who ran the Park City franchise of the world’s oldest profession?</span></strong></p><p>This is Mark Eaton with your weekly Park City History Bit.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Park City had few respectable jobs for single women during the mining days. But one time-tested occupation thrived for at least 70 years.</span></p> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 00:01:58 +0000 KPCW 7347 at http://kpcw.org Park City History Bits - October 24, 2013