High Noon – History of a Historical Society

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Event Series Event Series: High Noon

June 15, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Genoa Courthouse Museum

High Noon: Shootout with Neal Cobb


History of a Historical Society (Douglas County)
Dennis Robert Little, director
June 15, 2023 – Noon

Virtual Program. Register: https://events.washoecountylibrary.us/event/10402399

Nevada Historical Society presents High Noon with Neal Cobb, a wonderful history series that delves into fascinating Nevada topics with local experts. Neal Cobb is a passionate historian and honorary curator for the Nevada Historical Society. He loves all things Nevada. Join Neal Cobb and our monthly speakers as we explore interesting topics and join in the audience conversations.


Dennis Little with the Douglas County Historical Society will present a tour the Courthouse Museum in Genoa and the Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center in Gardnerville including their programs, special events and the amusing stories that go along with operating hundred-year-old buildings.

June Speaker: Dennis Robert Little

Dennis R. Little

Dennis R. Little

Dennis Robert Little, locally known as “Dennis at the Museum” is a long-time resident of Douglas County, Nevada.  With a passion for history, he’s actively involved with the Douglas County Historical Society, where he oversees Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center in Gardnerville, and the Courthouse Museum in Genoa.  In addition to his work, he’s involved with E. Clampus Vitus and their obsession with the preservation of lesser known, often more colorful elements of days-gone-by.  Dennis resided in Amador County, California, before 1976, where he worked with various engineering firms specializing in mining.  It was during this time he became interested in the rich and fascinating history associated with the mines where he was assigned. Dennis is an avid 4-wheel drive enthusiast and backcountry hiker.



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