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Lagoon (Farmington, Utah)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Lagoon Collection

Identifier: MS-364

Lagoon Amusement Park in Farmington, Utah was originally created as a 1.5 million gallon

water park, opened on July the 12 th 1896. Some of those best known for the creation of Lagoon

are Robert E. Freed, Ranch S. Kimball and Simon Bamberger. Lagoon evolved from a water

park to include zoo animals, thrill and kiddie rides, dancing, horse racing, carnival games and a

Pioneer Village.

Dates: 1926 - 1980

Lagoon Horse Races Photograph Collection

Identifier: P-051

1927 Lagoon thoroughbred horse races, Farmington, Utah. Photographs show individual horses with their jockeys. Some photographs depict horses running in race. Black and white, 4 ½ x 6 ½ , framed in gray mat board, fair condition.

Dates: 1927-08 - 1927-09

Lagoon Pacific Islanders’ Day

Identifier: MSS-201
Scope and Contents

Program for “Pacific Islanders’ Day Lagoon” Tuesday, August 12, 1913. Includes

Salt Lake Time Table and Ogden Time Table for train routes.

Dates: 1913-08-12

Lagoon Resort Postcards

Identifier: P-089

Photograph postcards of the Lagoon Resort in northern Utah. Scenes depict amusement rides, boating on Lagoon Lake, concession stands, and gardens. Black and white, color, c.a. 1907-15, 1960.

Dates: 1907 - 1960

Midsummer Fest Lagoon

Identifier: MSS-508

Contains posters for Midsummer fest Lagoon that are in Swedish.

Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Ogden, Lagoon, and Salt Lake Photographs

Identifier: P-182

Photographs were taken in the summer of 1940, developed on July 15, 1940.

Dates: 1940

Shipler Photograph Collection

Identifier: P-042

Four photographs of Northern Utah from Harry Shipler’s Commercial Photographers, Salt Lake City, Utah, ca. 1900.

Dates: 1900 - 1910