Hall of Great Westerners Award to Walter Vail

On April 14, 2018 Walter L. Vail (1852-1906) was inducted into the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum’s Hall of Great Westerners.   This high honor is bestowed by the Museum “on exceptional individuals who have made an indelible impact upon the history of the great West.”  Walter Vail joins Frank Seymour Boice (1894-1956), who operated and owned the Empire Ranch from 1928-1956, and more than 200 other individuals who contributed to the advancement of western heritage.  Click here to view photos of the event, and click here to view the video about Walter Vail shown at the induction.

Updated 5/18/2018