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High Noon – 12/21/17

High Noon: Shootout with Neal Cobb Thursday, December 21, 2017 Noon This month our guest speaker is Joe Dutra, local owner of Kimmie Candy’s.  He will talk about their expansion and future goals. He will talk about his meeting the president at the White House as the state of Nevada small business representative. In 2000, Joe Dutra, a third […]

Lincoln Highway topic of NHS ‘High Noon’ program

CARSON CITY, Nevada – The story of the Lincoln Highway – the nation’s first transcontinental roadway – and its route through Nevada is the topic of this month’s High Noon Shootout with Neal Cobb at the Nevada Historical Society. Jim Bonar, past president of the Lincoln Highway Association in Reno, is the guest speaker and […]

High Noon – 11/16/17

High Noon: Shootout with Neal Cobb Thursday, November 16, 2017 Noon This month our guest speaker will be Jim Bonar, past president for the Lincoln Highway Association in Reno. Hewill talk about the history of the Lincoln Highway and what the association still does today. The Lincoln Highway Association was formed in 1913, and was […]

Writers’ Wednesday takes on The Great Recession

CARSON CITY, Nevada – Of all economic recessions experienced by the United States in the postwar period, the Great Recession that began in 2008 was the deepest, longest, and most destructive and Nevada was one of the hardest-hit states. With the collapse of the housing market, the state led the country in foreclosures, construction jobs […]

Nevada Day Celebration – 10/28/17

Nevada Day Celebration Saturday, October 28, 2017 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Schedule of Events: Arts, Crafts & Demonstrations             10am-5pm Reno Living History Project                 11am-2pm Nevada Day Cake with Guy Clifton     3pm Silent Auction & Door Prizes            […]

Writers’ Wednesday – 11/8/17

Writers’ Wednesday Wednesday, November 8, 2017 5:00 – 5:30 pm – Book Signing 5:30 – 6:30 pm – Lecture This month’s guest speaker is Kate Marshall. She will talk about her latest book with Dr. Elliott Parker called Nevada’s Great Recession, Looking Back, Moving Forward. Of all economic recessions experienced by the United States in the postwar period, […]

NHS Saturday Closures – UNR Home Football 2017

Nevada Historical Society will be closed the following Saturdays due to UNR Home Football Games. Go Wolfpack!! Saturday, September 9th, 2017 Saturday, September 16th, 2017 Saturday, October 7th, 2017 Saturday, November 11th, 2017 Saturday, November 25th, 2017

High Noon – Movie – 10/19/17

High Noon: Shootout with Neal Cobb Thursday, October 19, 2017 Noon The Amazing Colossal Man Movie 1957, 1:20 minutes run time Movie set and filmed in Las Vegas This month we will feature a Nevada-themed movie in honor of Halloween. Movie Synopsis: Lt. Col. Glenn Manning is inadvertently exposed to a plutonium bomb blast at […]

Writers’ Wednesday – 10/11/17

Writers’ Wednesday Wednesday, October 11, 2017 5:00 – 5:30 pm – Book Signing 5:30 – 6:30 pm – Lecture This month’s guest speaker is photographer Will Furman. He will talk about his latest book with Nicholas Clapp called Bodie: Good Times & Bad. Author Nicholas Clapp and photographer Will Furman portray Bodie in both vivid words and stunning […]