Southern Nevada Archaeology Speaker Series: Researching an Historic Road

Join Lake Mead National Recreation Area Archaeologist, Christine Nycz, as she recreates the process of researching historic roads in Moapa Valley. She narrates the challenges inherent in matching historic road maps with modern mapping software to tell the story of road use within Lake Mead. This presentation is a must for historians as she describes archival research at Las Vegas area museums searching for the perfect map

April 14, 2018 at 2 pm   

FREE for members or with paid admission

721 S. Moapa Valley Blvd.

Overton, NV 89040

Biography: Christine Nycz attended the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh (BA 2002) and the University of Nebraska – Lincoln (MA 2013), resulting in degrees in both Archaeology and     Geography. Her thesis research focused on the impacts of paleoclimate change on prehistoric groups in the Great Plains. Christine began working at Lake Mead National Recreation Area in 2016. She has conducted archaeological investigations in several states throughout the Midwest and Great Plains prior to moving to Nevada.