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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Tours Take Groups Behind The Scenes At Nevada State Museum

by Guy Clifton, Nevada Department of Tourism & Cultural Affairs · 3 min read CARSON CITY, Nevada – Why is there an artificial mud pit on the second floor of...

Douglas County Historical Society Honors Women In History

By Marlena Hellwinkel, Douglas County Historical Society · 2 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — March is National Women in History Month and the Douglas County Historical Society (DCHS) has recognized five...

Myron Freedman Named New Nevada State Museum Director

by Guy Clifton, TravelNevada.com · 5 min read CARSON CITY, Nev. – Myron Freedman’s first trip to a museum was a family outing to the Nevada State Museum in Carson...

Nevada Department Of Transportation Celebrates 100 Years

Courtesy of the Nevada Department of Transportation · 7 min read CARSON CITY, Nev. – The Nevada Department of Transportation is celebrating 100 years with historical photos and timeline posted on...

March Events At Mormon Station State Historic Park

Courtesy of the Nevada Department of Conservation & Natural Resources · 1 min read GENOA, Nev. – Celebrate spring with a series of history talks, featuring some of Genoa’s infamous...