Susanna Bransford

Did you know Park City’s rich and famous have been making tabloid fodder for more than 100 years?

This is Hope Woodside with your weekly Park City History Bit.

If People magazine had existed a century ago, Utah’s Silver Queen, Susanna Bransford, would have dominated the cover. Her Park City mining fortune and flamboyant lifestyle made her a darling of national magazines and newspapers. After all, she married and outlived four husbands, including a Russian prince.