Kamas Valley History Group

Looking at yesterday for tomorrow

Other Historical Websites

While we’re proud of our website, we climb on the shoulders of giants, and these are some of the sites we think you’d enjoy.

R/UDAT team report 

The Regional and Urban Design Assistance Team (R/UDAT) program is a public service of the American Institute of Architects. The Rio R/UDAT represents the 158th R/UDAT project the AIA has held since 1967. https://kamascityut.gov/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Kamas-RUDAT-Report-final-compiled-1.pdf

The General Plan – Kamas City – December 2016 http://mypages.allwest.com/~kamascity/PDF/Gen%20Plan.pdf

Facebook groups 

Kamas 2020 action FB page


Kamas valley information group


Kamas Community Connected FB page


Or https://www.facebook.com/1464412623676246/posts/2920185848098909/?d=n

Or search on FB for Kamas community – these links may not work all the time.

The Kamas sign

The pro-forma laser-cut sign that could be a replacement for the main Kamas sign can be seen here



Kamas Valley tour https://www.summitcounty.org/DocumentCenter/View/70/Kamas-Valley-and-Uinta-Mountains-PDF 

Summit County driving tour map https://www.summitcounty.org/DocumentCenter/View/74/Summit-County-Historic-Driving-Tour-PDF 

Interpretative Panals and tour, Summit County https://www.summitcounty.org/DocumentCenter/View/3619/Interpretive-Panels-2016-11-11?bidId= 

Books and references

History of Summit County – by Hampshire, Bradley and Roberts http://www.riversimulator.org/Resources/History/UtahCounties/HistoryOfSummitCounty1996HampshireBradleyRoberts.pdf

Summit County reference map – (pdf) https://www.summitcounty.org/DocumentCenter/View/70/Kamas-Valley-and-Uinta-Mountains-PDF

History of summit county book and website https://www.summitcounty.org/585/The-History-of-Summit-County or a copy in the library

History of Kamas Valley in Kamas city hall for $11

Kamas with Komets book by Roy Lambert pub in 1960  https://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/B0078EPV3M/ref=mw_dp_olp?ie=UTF8&condition=used

Kamas Valley Pearl of the Past

There is a list of books on the Summit County website here https://www.summitcounty.org/583/Books-About-Summit-County

Faded Footprints: The Lost Rhoades Gold Mines & Other Hidden Treasures of the Uintas https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0942688376/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0942688376&linkCode=as2&tag=utahstories0b-20&linkId=dd760414a3090b1ec21ae7bf14c3d5d7 


Summit county website – load of interesting stuff, including videos of NaVee Vernon https://www.summitcounty.org/130/Historical-Society

History of Summit County’s Boundaries    https://www.summitcounty.org/DocumentCenter/View/3103/History-of-Summit-County-Boundaries-PDF 

Utah History Encyclopedia https://www.uen.org/utah_history_encyclopedia/

Utah historical quarterly journals – https://issuu.com/utah10/docs/volume_38_1970

Community Links


Mysteries and Legends

Utah Treasure is dedicated to following the legends of lost gold https://utahtreasure.net 

The Back Rhodes of our Genealogy http://rhodesfamily.org/index.php



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