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submitted by Utah's Greek Americans on 16.01.2006

Hellenic Cultural Museum. Utah. United States of America.

The Hellenic Cultural Museum, sponsored by the Hellenic Cultural Association, emphasizes the personal aspect of the Greek immigrants to Utah and their descendants. The Greek presence in Utah dates back as far as 1870.

The Museum reflects the live of early Greek immigrants -- their struggles, achievements, social life and tragedies. Displays include a Mining Exhibit, which illustrates early coal and metal mining in Utah; religion; photographs, movies, videos, tape interviews, recordings, costumes, dolls, old letters, military service, manuscripts, early mining tools, artifacts from Greece, and much more.

The Museum Gift Shop specializes in hard-to-find books and cultural objects, souvenirs, tapes, Greek language instruction tapes, recipes on Greek cooking, videos, histories, etc.

The Hellenic Cultural Museum and Gift Shop
279 South 300 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
United States of America
(801) 359-4163

The Hellenic Cultural Museum and Gift Shop is open every Sunday for one hour following church services, as well as every Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Guided tours for groups of 30 or more, and for special events are available by appointment.

The following books are available for purchase at the Museum Gift Shop:

10 Days to Destiny: Battle for Crete 1941
by G.C. Kiriakopoulos

A Greek Odyssey in the American West
by Helen Papanikolas

A Guide to Greek Traditions and Customs in America
by Marilyn Rouvelas

Buried Unsung
Helen Papanikolas

Greek Cooking at Its American Best
by Ellen Vidalakis Furgis

Hellenika Heritage and History
by T. Peter Limber

Inside Hitler's Greece: Experience of Occupation 1941-44
by Mark Mazower

Louis Tikas and the Ludlow Massacre
by Zeece Papanikolas

Small Bird, Tell Me
Helen Papanikolas

The Time of the Little Black Bird
by Helen Papanikolas

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