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
11:12 am
Thu June 6, 2013

Park City History Bits - June 6, 2013

Did you know you would have been pitied if you told folks you lived in Park City in the 19th century?

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

 

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Park City History Bits
10:59 am
Thu May 30, 2013

Park City History Bits - May 30, 2013

What do the movie Citizen Kane and Park City have in common?

Park City shares part of its origin story with newspaper tycoon William Randolph Hearst – whom many people also believe the movie Citizen Kane is based on. Hearst’s father George Hearst was in Park City in 1872, when he met four men working a mining claim, and bought it for $27,000.

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