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5 Unknown Treasures in Provo, Utah

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Real Estate Agent with The Gasset Group & Get It Done For Me Virtual Services 13253167-SA00

Here are five not so well-known or surprising facts about Provo, Utah:

1. Provo’s Underground Streams

Image of the Provo Underground Rivers created by Katerina Gasset, author of the Move to Provo Website

Beneath the city, a network of underground streams called “provo rivers” flows through ancient lava tubes. These hidden waterways contribute to the unique geography and natural beauty of the area.

2. Historic Echo Theatre

Image of the Echo Theater created by Move to Provo website owner Katerina Gasset

The Echo Theatre in Provo was constructed in 1918 and is believed to be one of the oldest continually operating theaters in the United States. It has witnessed decades of performances and cultural events.

3. Whiskey Train Legend

Image representation of the Whiskey Train created by Katerina Gasset

Provo has a whimsical legend about a “Whiskey Train” that supposedly transported spirits from Salt Lake City to thirsty residents during the era of Prohibition. While the tale is likely more fiction than fact, it adds a touch of intrigue to the city’s history.

4. Fry Sauce Origin

Fry Sauce Image Ad created by Katerina Gasset, Provo Resident and Move to Provo website owner

The popular Utah condiment “fry sauce,” a blend of ketchup and mayonnaise, is said to have originated in Provo during the 1940s. It has since become a beloved regional delight for dipping French fries and other snacks.

5. Stadium of Fire

Patriotic Service Freedom Festival in Provo

Provo hosts an annual Fourth of July celebration known as “Stadium of Fire” at the Lavell Edwards Stadium. This event features a grand fireworks display, live music performances, and often attracts well-known celebrities and artists.

These lesser-known facts add an extra layer of intrigue to Provo’s history and culture!


Original Article is on MovetoProvoUtah.com — https://movetoprovoutah.com/5-unknown-treasures-in-provoutah/

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In real estate we service Utah County, Salt Lake County, Wasatch County, Tooele County. This includes many towns and cities. Some of which are: Provo, Orem, Salt Lake City, Draper, Springville, Spanish Fork, Payson, Lehi, American Fork, Vineyard, Saratoga Springs, Eagle Mountain, Pleasant Grove, and more. 

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Comments(3)

George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Katerina Gasset are people able to view the Provo Underground Streams?

Apr 06, 2024 02:30 PM
Katerina Gasset

George Souto There is a hot spring you can go to. We go to Homestead to do the underground crater spring there. It’s amazing. We have a lot of hot springs. 🙂

Apr 10, 2024 05:20 PM
John Pusa
Glendale, CA

Hello Katerina Gasset these are very valuable great list of unknown treasures in Provo, Utah.

Apr 06, 2024 05:01 PM
Katerina Gasset

Thanks, John Pusa! 🙂 

Apr 09, 2024 03:46 PM
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Loved  the historical post and I am with George Souto  wait to see your answer:)Endre

Apr 06, 2024 10:35 PM
Katerina Gasset

Thanks, Endre Barath, Jr.! 🙂 See my answer above. 🙂 

Apr 10, 2024 05:21 PM