Seasons at the Riter Mansion (formerly known as the Logan House Inn) is Cache Valley's finest Luxury Inn and Reception
Center. The stately Greek Revival/ Georgian Manor home with its beautiful
columned porch was built at the turn-of-the-century by a prominent pharmacist
named Benjamin Franklin Riter.
Sources state that the Riter Mansion was one of three
"designated" mansions for the area. The designation was given only to the
large homes that could boast a formal ballroom. The estate was often used
as a social gathering point and a center for music and entertainment. One
gentleman familiar with the home in his youth remembered counting seven pianos in
the mansion and playing marbles on the ballroom floor.
For a period of time during World War II, the house belonged to a
professor of landscape architecture at Utah State University. Much of his
landscaping remains to this day -- including fragrant lilac bushes, magnificent
evergreens, and Norwegian Maple trees that sparkle with dew in the quiet
The Riter Mansion has been beautifully restored to its earlier grand
state while still incorporating elegant enhancements such as whirlpool
baths in every room. Many of its historical features have been carefully
preserved or restored, such as the leaded stained-glass window over
the grand staircase, reminiscent of the Arts and Crafts and Art Deco movements.
One of the many "treasures" that were found during renovation
was a box of valuables carefully hidden in the walls of the attic that
belonged to a little boy who grew up in the house many years ago. Among
the mementos found were his baseball and a "Magic" magazine
dated 1923. Other documents and papers were found dated to the early
Many high profile personalities and performers
have stayed at the Inn including well-known movie and television
actors, Pulitzer Prize winning authors, and national and state
political leaders. The history of the Riter Mansion continues to grow each
day as people from all over the world visit us and share stories of their
families and homes -- and make new friends in the process.