Bill Redeker http://kpcw.org en Park City History Bits - February 27, 2014 http://kpcw.org/post/park-city-history-bits-february-27-2014 <p></p><p><strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Did you know one of the largest drug busts in Park City took place in 1915?</span></strong></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This is Bill </span>Redeker<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> with your weekly Park City History Bit.</span></p><p></p> Mon, 05 May 2014 15:26:11 +0000 KPCW 12693 at http://kpcw.org Park City History Bits - February 27, 2014 Park City History Bits - January 30, 2014 http://kpcw.org/post/park-city-history-bits-january-30-2014 <p></p><p><strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Did you know Park City has earned the nickname “Sin City” in Utah since the 1870s?</span></strong></p><p></p><p>This is Bill Redeker with your weekly Park City History Bit.</p><p></p><p>Park City’s brothels catered to the young single miners working long hours and residing in crowded boarding houses. Past accounts suggest that many high-standing men also covertly visited the women.</p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 16:41:03 +0000 KPCW 12686 at http://kpcw.org Park City History Bits - January 30, 2014 Park City History Bits - December 26, 2013 http://kpcw.org/post/park-city-history-bits-december-26-2013 <p></p><p><strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">If you ever thought alcohol was hard to get in Utah, imagine being at the Gold Label Liquor Company the night before Prohibition started.</span></strong></p><p>This is Bill Redeker with your weekly Park City History Bit.</p> Thu, 26 Dec 2013 23:03:50 +0000 KPCW 12515 at http://kpcw.org Park City History Bits - December 26, 2013 Park City History Bits - December 5, 2013 http://kpcw.org/post/park-city-history-bits-december-5-2013 <p></p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Did you know the “King of Denmark’s” saloon helped Park City recover from the Great Fire of 1898?</strong></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This is Bill </span>Redeker<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> with your weekly Park City History Bit.</span></p><p>George Wanning was born around 1859 in Denmark, arriving in Park City in the late 1870s. Wanning helped build the town, but what might have been his most significant mark on local history was his saloon.</p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 00:22:07 +0000 KPCW 7352 at http://kpcw.org Park City History Bits - December 5, 2013 Park City History Bits - October 31, 2013 http://kpcw.org/post/park-city-history-bits-october-31-2013 <p></p><p></p><p><strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Did you know the famous Pony Express came right through Summit County?</span></strong></p><p>This is Bill Redeker with your weekly Park City History Bit.</p><p>As kids we loved learning about The Pony Express, but it actually only operated for 18 months, from April 1860 to October 1861.</p> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 00:16:06 +0000 KPCW 7348 at http://kpcw.org Park City History Bits - October 31, 2013 Park City History Bits - October 10, 2013 http://kpcw.org/post/park-city-history-bits-october-10-2013 <p></p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Did you know Park City’s first ski resort was actually started by two ski buddies?&nbsp;</strong></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This is Bill </span>Redeker<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> with your weekly Park City History Bit.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“Snow Park”, as the resort was called, was built in the summer of 1946 where lower Deer Valley Resort is today and was named after the local ski club. The founders were two friends, Otto Carpenter and Bob Burns.&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 10 Oct 2013 22:29:26 +0000 KPCW 5506 at http://kpcw.org Park City History Bits - October 10, 2013