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Kanab in Kane County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Whitney “Whit” Parry

Utah's Little Hollywood

 

—Kanab Utah “Walk of Fame” —

 
Whitney "Whit" Parry Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 14, 2010
1. Whitney "Whit" Parry Marker
Inscription.
Along with brothers, Gronway and Chauncey, founded Parry Lodge in 1931. Whit's skill in working with movie companies and his excellent hospitality kept film makers coming back to Kanab for nearly 40 years. He operated Parry Lodge until shortly before his death in 1967.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kanab, Utah "Walk of Fame" marker series.
 
Location. 37° 2.896′ N, 112° 31.615′ W. Marker is in Kanab, Utah, in Kane County. Marker is on Center Street (U.S. 89), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in front of Parry Lodge Motel. Marker is at or near this postal address: 89 East Center Street, Kanab UT 84741, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gronway "Gron" Parry (here, next to this marker); Chauncey "Chance" Parry (here, next to this marker); Johnny Western (a few steps from this marker); Charlton Heston (a few steps from this marker); John Wayne (within shouting distance of this marker); The Lone Ranger (within shouting distance of this marker); Don Shanks (within shouting distance of this marker); Maureen O'Hara (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kanab.
 
Also see . . .
Parry Brothers Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
2. Parry Brothers Markers
Looking southeast along Center Street (US Route 89)

1. Parry Lodge. (Submitted on March 31, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Western Legends Roundup. (Submitted on March 31, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Entertainment
 
Parry Lodge image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 14, 2010
3. Parry Lodge
Parry Lodge Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 14, 2010
4. Parry Lodge Sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 31, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 447 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 31, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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