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1910s 1920s 1960s Entertainment Events

Racing At Lagoon

Competitive racing has been present in some form at Lagoon since it opened in its current location in 1896. Even earlier than that, Lake Park (Lagoon’s predecessor) held boat races on the Great Salt Lake. In the early days, Lagoon served as a starting point and finishing line for many races on foot and bicycle. […]

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1910s Other Parks & Resorts Outside The Park

Majestic Park

Every once in awhile I’m going to deviate from the topic of Lagoon to explore other parks and resorts in the area. I had never heard of Majestic Park in Salt Lake City until a few months ago while searching for details on an early coaster which Richard Munch’s 1991 Roller Coaster Directory claims existed […]

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1910s 1950s 1970s 1980s 1990s Pioneer Village Project Updates

The Map Room

Historical maps are now available in the Lagoon History Project’s Map Room. The maps can be navigated similarly to Google Maps as they allow you to zoom in and pan across. There are currently six maps: three Sanborn maps and three guide maps. More will be added later on. Go to the Map Room Sanborn […]