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Society Hall
Park City, Utah
 
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The Society Hall had a reputation of being "one of the finest show houses in the West.” The theater was built in 1883 and had "a large orchestra pit, elaborate stage scenery, and a fancy lobby and seating area.[1]


1. "Hospitality and Gullibility: A Magician's View of Utah's Mormons", Utah Historical Quarterly, Volume 64, Number 1 (Winter 1996)