Off the Hill with Tricia Swenson: Town of Vail turns 50

24th August, 2016 by

By Ross Leonhart

Balloons, cupcakes and games all signify one thing — a birthday party — and the town of Vail turned the big 5-0 on Tuesday. On Aug. 23, 1966, the town of Vail became incorporated, just a few years after Vail became a ski area in 1962. Area school kids performed birthday tunes including the Beatles “Birthday” song to kick off the event. This was not only a celebration for the town, it also honored those who shaped the vision and helped to make Vail the celebrated place it is today. The crowd could hardly be hushed because there was so …

Source:: Vail Daily Feed



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