Town Talk History Quiz |

Town Talk History Quiz

Know your Eagle County history: Shirley Welch and the Eagle County Historical Society have just published a cool new book about our neck o’ the woods called “The Eagle River Valley.” It’s a pretty cool history lesson with lots of neat old photos — and we’ve got a few copies to give away.

The first Town Talk readers to respond with the correct answer to this question will get a

copy of the book. Send your responses to

OK, we’ll start with what sounds like an easy one, so here goes: Who is Edwards named after?

Steve Vincent of Vail was the first to e-mail in with the correct answer”: Edwards was originally Berry’s Ranch and was later named Edwards for Melvin Edwards, a Red Cliff businessman.”

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