Temecula Historical Society’s March presentation to feature the Vail family

The Temecula Valley Historical Society will hear from Bill Veale about Walter Vail, seen here in his younger years. Valley News/Temecula Valley Historical Society photo
TEMECULA – Residents who have ever wondered who the Vails were and why their names are found at Vail Ranch or Vail Headquarters around Temecula are invited to attend the Temecula Valley Historical Society presentation at 6 pm Monday, March 27, when Bill Veale will dramatize the story of Walter Vail.Vail, who left home in New Jersey at age 21 with $100 in his pocket, eventually purchased 87,500 acres of cattle-grazing land in the Temecula Valley as part of his real estate holdings in five states.Veale, one of the historical society’s Notable Men and Women, will present the program live at the Little Temecula History Center, the red barn west of Kohls in South Temecula. His presentation will also be live-streamed on the society’s Facebook page.For more information, contact
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