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Morgan, Utah
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The first movies in Blanding were shown in the meetinghouse of the LDS Church, under the direction of the bishopric. A hand-crank projector was set up in the balcony of the chapel, with accompaniment provided by piano.

 
 
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Simmons Amusement Hall
241 Island Road
Morgan, Utah
 
Status:
Unknown 
Open:
Before 1906  
 
The Simmons Amusement Hall was built by George and William Simmons at 241 Island Road.  The small frame building was the first private establishment in the settlement of South Morgan.  The hall sold refreshments and was used for plays, dances, and other social activities.

Source:
"Chapter 11: Morgan Cultural and Social Life", A History of Morgan County, by Linda H. Smith, Utah State History Suite CD-ROM