continues to be both a shopping and cultural center for the central
Utah area. The Richfield tabernacle, completed during 1929-30 and noted
for its architectural beauty, is a frequent setting for the Utah Symphony, Utah Opera Company, plays, choral programs, and other cultural events.
The Ramsay House (built by Ralph Ramsay, who carved the eagle which graced an earlier
Eagle Gate in Salt Lake City) has been restored as a museum featuring
period furniture and other memorabilia, as well as a collection of 200
local oral histories. (History copies are also archived in the city
and high school libraries.) A Daughters of Utah Pioneers museum is also
located in the city.
a municipal airport with a 6,600-foot runway, a modern 42-bed-capacity hospital, and a care center with a 98-bed capacity. The award-winning Richfield Reaper newspaper is published weekly. The Daily Spectrum also
has a local office and serves the area. Excellent schools include Ashman
and Pahvant elementaries; Red Hills Middle School, Richfield High School,
and Cedar Ridge Alternative High School, as well as Sevier Valley Applied