Chautauqua Of Governor John Sparks Aug. 23 At Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park

Courtesy of Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park · 3 min read MINDEN, Nev.- Michael E. Fischer will portray the tenth governor of Nevada, John Sparks, at Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park on Wednesday, August 23,...

Author David Antonucci To Speak On Mark Twain At Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park Aug. 12

Courtesy of Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev.- Author David C. Antonucci will speak on his book Fairest Picture: Mark Twain at Lake Tahoe at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic...

Chautauqua Of Major Ormsby & Lucky Bill Thorington At Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park Aug. 9

Courtesy of Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park · 3 min read MINDEN, Nev.- In a one man show, Chris Bayer will portray both Major William Ormsby and Lucky Bill Thorington in “The Major and the...

Author Bonnie Boice Nishikawa To Speak On Nevada State Children’s Home At Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park Aug. 6

Courtesy of the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park · 3 min read MINDEN, Nev.- Author Bonnie Boice Nishikawa will speak on her book The Nevada State Orphans/Children’s Home: My Life as a “Home” Kid at...

Patty Cafferata To Speak On The History Of Capital Punishment At Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park

Courtesy of Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park · 2 min read MINDEN, Nev.- Historian Patty Cafferata will present “By Gas, Rope, Bullet or Poison: A History of Capital Punishment in Nevada” on Saturday, July 29,...

Historic Coin Press Returning To Operation At Nevada State Museum

by Guy Clifton, Nevada Department of Tourism & Cultural Affairs · 5 min read CARSON CITY, Nev. – In February of 1870, the sparkling new steam-powered coin press inside the United States Mint in Carson...

Centennial Genoa Candy Dance Statue Project: Honoring Genoa’s Volunteers Past, Present & Future

by Barb Wilson, Special to the Carson Valley Times · 2 min read GENOA, Nev. — The 100th anniversary of the Genoa Candy Dance will be in 2019. To commemorate this historic event, a life-size...

Western Heritage Celebration At Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park July 22

Courtesy of Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park · 3 min read MINDEN, Nev. — A free Western Heritage Celebration returns to the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park on Saturday, July 22, beginning at 11 a.m....

Young Chautauquans At Dangberg Historic Park June 28

Courtesy of Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park · 2 min read MINDEN, Nev.- Young Chautauquans will present “People Who United the States” at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park on Wednesday, June 28, at 6:30...

Chautauqua Of Snowshoe Thompson June 21 At Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park

Courtesy of Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park · 2 min read MINDEN, Nev.— Steve Hale will portray the legendary mailman of the Sierra, Jon A. “Snowshoe Thompson, at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park on...

Pony Express Re-Ride Passes Through Carson Valley

Staff Reports · 1 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — The Pony Express re-ride made its way through Carson Valley this afternoon. 14-year-old Chloe Young (pictured) took the second leg of the ride on Flag Day....

Trains In The Westerns With Speaker Jim Clark At Dangberg Historic Park

Courtesy of Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park · 2 min read MINDEN, Nev.- Speaker Jim Clark will present his program, “Trains in the Westerns”, in a free presentation at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park...

Stories Of The Pony Express At Mormon Station State Historic Park June 11

Courtesy of the Nevada Department of Conservation & Natural Resources · 1 min read GENOA, Nev. – The Pony Express was a massive operation that began in 1860 to satisfy the demand for a fast...

Lecture Tells Story Of Gold Hill News Resurrection

by Guy Clifton, Travel Nevada · 2 min read CARSON CITY, Nev. – Legends on the Comstock Lode have a way of coming back to life and that’s exactly what happened in the mid-1970s when...

Historic Bodie Ghost Town Re-Opens For Summer With Limited Services

Courtesy of East River PR · 2 min read MONO COUNTY, Calif. – As the year’s record snowpack melts away, one of Mono County’s great gems – Bodie State Historic Park, has opened for the...

Bently Heritage Silos Re-Roofed (PHOTOS)

Staff Reports · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. — With the significant heave of a gigantic crane and some fine-tuning at the top, the roof of the Bently Heritage silos was lifted into place Monday morning....

UNLV Students Help With Spring Cleaning At Stewart Indian School

by Guy Clifton, Travel Nevada · 1 min read CARSON CITY, Nev. — UNLV students taking part in the university’s Alternative Break Program will spend next week at Stewart Indian School, completing landscaping and other...

Track Repair Beings At Nevada State Railroad Museum

by Guy Clifton, Travel Nevada · 2 min read CARSON CITY, Nev. – Repairs to the flood-damaged grounds of the Nevada State Railroad Museum kicked into high gear this week with construction crews working to...

Dangberg Historic Park Offers Volunteer Opportunities

Courtesy of Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park · 2 min read MINDEN, Nev. —  The non-profit Friends of Dangberg Home Ranch is seeking additional volunteers to help with events, guest services and gardening activities at...

World War I Exhibit Debuts Tuesday At Nevada State Museum

by Guy Clifton, Travel Nevada · 4 min read CARSON CITY, Nev. – When the United States entered World War I – 100 years ago this month – it had more soldiers than guns. A...