Bill Redeker http://kpcw.org en 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