New exhibit commemorates 1960 Winter Olympic Games |

New exhibit commemorates 1960 Winter Olympic Games

TAHOE CITY “-A new exhibit featuring historic memorabilia from the 1960 Winter Olympic Games will be on display starting 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 23, at the Ed Z’Berg Sugar Pine Point State Park on Lake Tahoe’s West Shore.

The exhibit will be located in the Pine Lodge Barn and Coach House on the lake side of the park.

“We invite the public to attend the dedication ceremony and enjoy the fascinating collection of artifacts.” Park Superintendent Susan Grove said. “The display will include racer’s and official’s clothing, Olympic credentials, publications, race course markers, photographs and more.”

In February 1960, the International Winter Olympics Cross-country events were held in Tahoma.

California State Parks presents this exhibit in cooperation with the Olympic Heritage Celebration Committee, the West Shore Business Association, the Olympic Trails Restoration Committee and David C. Antonucci.

Day parking at Sugar Pine is $7 per vehicle. The park is located about 10 miles south of Tahoe City on Highway 89.

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