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Tulare, California: Cauldron For Winter Olympic Games

Reproduction of the Squaw Valley Winter Olympics cauldron was lit in 1960, revived in 1995 and restored in 2008 at its original spot in the high school stadium. Tulare high yielded two Olympic gold medalists: Bob Mathias and Sim Iness.

915 E Tulare Ave, Tulare, CA
Enter next to bleachers. The cauldron is near the scoreboard.
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Olympic cauldron.

Cauldron For Winter Olympic Games

Cauldron was lit when local athlete Bob Mathias competed in the winter games at Squaw Valley. Located inside Tulare High School track stadium. There is a permanent opening for pedestrians to enter the stadium.

[Kim Wheeler, 04/28/2013]

Tulare is proud of its two Olympic gold medal winners, Bob Mathias and Sim Iness, both mentioned on the plaque accompanying the cauldron. There's a mural of the athletes on the Chamber of Commerce building at 220 E. Tulare Ave.

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