Public invited to celebrate Vail HQ National Historic Site designation

Vail Headquarters. Valley News/Courtesy photo
The Temecula Valley Historical Society invites the public to a free event at Vail HQ on Sunday, Sept. 17 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. to celebrate the recent designations of Vail HQ as a National Historic Site and the trail inside Vail HQ as part of the Butterfield Overland National Trail. A grassroots group of local people advocated for restoration of the location beginning in 1996, so it is with great satisfaction that they offer the community a chance to celebrate with them on the goal achieved.Visitors will not find a National Historic monument or plaque at Vail HQ yet because it takes a few months to receive placards and other signage, but the Temecula Valley Historical Society is eager to share their happiness with the community. Another celebration will be planned to do an unveiling o
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