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1950s Dancing Entertainment Film, Television & Music

Live At Lagoon, 1956!

Out of the hundreds of concerts at Lagoon’s Patio Gardens, some might assume there are many recordings of those concerts available. But in reality, they are extremely rare. For a long time, I thought Stan Kenton’s 1962 concert was the only one. But I was pleasantly surprised recently when a visitor to the website left […]

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1950s People

5 Jul 1950: Bandits Crack Safe At Lagoon

Article published in Deseret News, 5 Jul 1950: FARMINGTON – Two armed men bound and gagged a nightwatchman, pried open a safe and escaped with 11 sacks of money early Wednesday at Lagoon resort, Davis County Sheriff LeGrande Hess reported. Sheriff Hess “guessed” the loss might run as high as $15,000. But Robert Freed, park […]

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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 […]