PIONEER SKI AREA OF AMERICA, SQUAW VALLEY

Historical Landmark

Description:
The VIII Olympic Winter Games of 1960 commemorated a century of sport skiing in California. By 1860 the Sierra Nevada-particularly at the mining towns of Whiskey Diggings, Poker Flat, Port Wine, Onion Valley, La Porte, and Johnsville, some 60 miles north of Squaw Valley-saw the first organized ski clubs and competition in the western hemisphere.


Registration Date: 1/18/1960

Location:
City: Squaw Valley
County: Placer

Directions:
Squaw Valley Sports Center, NE corner of Blyth Olympic Arena Bldg, Squaw Valley Rd, Squaw Valley


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