Park City History Bits

KPCW and the Park City Museum present Park City History Bits

Get a taste of Park City history every week this summer with a new bit provided by the historians of the Park City Museum. A new nugget of history silver debuts every Thursday and replays throughout the week.

  

This series of Park City History Bits is brought to you by the Park City Museum, where you can explore Park City history every day on Main Street, and sponsored by Julie Hopkins of Keller Williams Real Estate.

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Park City History Bits
12:50 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Park City History Bits - July 18, 2013

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.

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Park City History Bits
12:36 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Park City History Bits - July 11, 2013

Premiered July 11, 2013

Who is CB’s ski run named after?

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Park City History Bits
12:08 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Park City History Bits - July 4, 2013

Premiered July 4, 2013

You just won gold in the Winter Olympics! What do you do now?

This is Bill Redeker with your weekly Park City History Bit. 

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Park City History Bits
11:54 am
Tue July 30, 2013

Park City History Bit - June 27, 2013

Premiered June 27, 2013

Why does Park City have a parking garage called “China Bridge”?

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

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Park City History Bits
11:40 am
Tue July 30, 2013

Park City History Bit - June 20, 2013

Premiered June 20, 2013

Ever walk along the trails of Poison Creek as you’re heading up to Main Street and wonder where the name came from?

This is Bill Redeker with your weekly Park City History Bit.

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