High Noon – The Reno Historical Website and App

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Event Series Event Series: High Noon

May 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

The Reno Historical Website and App

Alicia Barber, historian
May 16, 2024 – Noon

Virtual Program. Register: https://events.washoecountylibrary.us/event/11445191

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.

Reno Historical App

The Reno Historical Website and App

Learn about the groundbreaking website and smart phone app Reno Historical from its editor, Dr. Alicia Barber. Administered by the Historic Reno Preservation Society (HRPS), the interactive, multimedia platform features more than 260 entries (and counting!) about historic buildings, spaces, businesses, and landmarks throughout the city.

May speaker: Alicia Barber

Alicia Barber, historian

Alicia Barber, Ph.D., is a writer, historian, and founder of the historical consulting firm Stories in Place. She collaborates frequently with government agencies, museums, artists, architects, and community groups to create dynamic public history projects about Nevada and its people. She has served on Reno’s Historical Resources Commission, the Nevada State Board of Museum and History, and the boards of Preserve Nevada and the Historic Reno Preservation Society. She is the author of Reno’s Big Gamble: Image and Reputation in the Biggest Little City and received the Silver Pen Award from the Nevada Writers Hall of Fame in 2014.



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