Opening Day

Legend City opened its doors to the world for the first time on June 29, 1963. These photos of the festivities are courtesy of founder Louis Crandall. Scan through the photos by clicking on the arrows.



Ribbon cutting

At far left is Printy Crandall; third from left is Scottsdale mayor Bill Shrader; behind the podium stands Tempe mayor Bernard Caine, and to his left are Louis Crandall and Phoenix mayor Sam Mardian.