Category Archives: History from the ground up

Days Gone By: Salt Lake Pioneer Village

Recently, we have been researching some original Sugar House businesses and found the Salt Lake County Tax Appraisal records for the Salt Lake Pioneer Village, which was originally located in Salt Lake City on 3000 South 2150 East (2998 Connor … Continue reading

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Days Gone By: Remembering Scott’s Drive-In

If you ever went to Granger, Utah, you would definitely have tales of the famous Scott’s Drive-In. It was a landmark for over four decades. The building was unique and the food was wonderful. People from all over would drive … Continue reading

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Days Gone By: Hygeia Ice Company

When I say “Hygeia,” what memories come to mind? Did you buy ice, or maybe even dry ice to make root beer, there? Did you have a rented meat locker at Hygeia? Did you swim in the Olympic-sized heated pool? … Continue reading

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The Jordan Queen

This is Sheri Biesinger, and I am a guest blogger for the Salt Lake County Archives. I have to tell you about one the most exciting things that I have discovered at the Archives. Many of you may remember James … Continue reading

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