Reno's Sundance Books and Music: Levy Mansion
Writers’ Wednesday Levy Mansion02/08/20235:00pm

February 8, 2023
5:00 - 5:30 pm - Book signing and wine/cheese Reception
5:30 - 6:30 pm - Lecture

This month's book is called “Reno's Sundance Books and Music: Merchant Holds Sway in Historic Levy Mansion” with author Patty […]

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baseball player illustration
Nevada History Lecture Frontier Baseball Nevada cancelled02/11/20231:00pm

Nevada History Lecture - cancelled
Bob Nylen, retired Curator of History, NSM-CC
Frontier Baseball in Nevada

We will reschedule the lecture with our speaker for later in the year!

You will learn about the early history of […]

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Exhaust rocketdyne_Marilyn Newton RGJ
High Noon – Rocketdyne Nevada02/16/202312:00pm

High Noon
Dick Dreiling
Rocketdyne Nevada Field Laboratory
Virtual Program. Register: https://events.washoecountylibrary.us/event/9655586

Nevada Historical Society presents High Noon with Neal Cobb, a wonderful history series […]

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Wicked Virginia City book
Writers’ Wednesday Wicked Virginia City03/08/20235:00pm - 03/09/20236:30pm

Peter Mires
Wicked Virginia City

Writers’ Wednesday
March 8, 2023
5:00 - 5:30 pm - Book signing and wine/cheese Reception
5:30 - 6:30 pm - Lecture

This month's book is called “Wicked Virginia City” with […]

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Rainbow Landscape, Mark Vollmer photo
New Exhibit Reception and Talk03/11/20231:00pm

Landscapes, Skyscapes & Great Escapes Exhibition
Mark Vollmer, Photographer
NHS Changing Hallway Gallery

Reception and Talk
Saturday, March 11, 2023
1:00 - 3:30pm Reception with light refreshments
2:00 - 3:00pm […]

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High Noon – University Gateway Houses03/16/202312:00pm

High Noon
Debbie Hinman, The University Gateway Houses: A History and Update on the Relocated Survivors.
Virtual Program. Register: https://events.washoecountylibrary.us/event/10005170

Nevada Historical Society presents High Noon […]

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Early Virginia City scene
Nevada History Lecture – Prostitution in Nevada03/25/20231:00pm

Nevada History Lecture
Diana L. Ahmad, Ph.D.
Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor Emerita
Missouri University of Science and Technology

Prostitution in Nevada

Early Virginia City scene

Prostitution is as […]

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Goldfield Century
Writers’ Wednesday – Goldfield Century04/12/20235:00pm

April 12 , 2023
5:00 – 5:30 pm – Book signing and wine/cheese Reception
5:30 – 6:30 pm – Lecture

This month’s book is called “Goldfield Century: Nevada Boomtown” with author Stephen H. Provost who will discuss his […]

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Roulette wheel at the Bank Club, 1940's. NHS-WA-8156
AGA Fireside Chat04/15/20231:00pm

AGA Fireside Chat—
Michael Fischer, speaker and Howard Herz, moderator
The Bank Club

AGA Fireside Chat
May 25, 2022

1:00 – 2:30pm Fireside Chat

Roulette wheel at the Bank Club, 1940's. NHS-WA-8156

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Panorama of Virginia City, NV. 1877
High Noon – Virginia City, the Great Fire04/20/202312:00pm

High Noon
Joe Curtis
Virginia City, the Great Fire, October 26, 1875.
Virtual Program. Register: https://events.washoecountylibrary.us/event/10005188

Nevada Historical Society presents High Noon with Neal Cobb, a wonderful […]

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Imposing Order without Law book
Writers’ Wednesday – Imposing Order without Law05/10/20235:00pm

May 10, 2023
5:00 – 5:30 pm – Book signing and wine/cheese Reception
5:30 – 6:30 pm – Lecture

This month’s book is called “Imposing Order without Law” with author Michael J. Makley who will discuss his latest book from […]

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Exterior view of front and left side of building currently housing the Sparks Heritage Museum.
High Noon – Sparks Then and Now05/18/202312:00pm

High Noon
Scott Carey
Sparks Then and Now Revisited

Virtual Program. Register: https://events.washoecountylibrary.us/event/10005191

Nevada Historical Society presents High Noon with Neal Cobb, a wonderful history series that […]

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50 best strolls walks hikes CC
Writers’ Wednesday – 50 Best Strolls, Walks & Hikes CC & Reno06/14/20235:00pm

June 14, 2023

Writers’ Wednesday
5:00 – 5:30 pm – Book signing and wine/cheese Reception
5:30 – 6:30 pm – Lecture

This month’s books are called “50 of the Best Strolls, Walks, and Hikes around Reno and Carson […]

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Lorraine Giving Tour
Artown Programming July 202307/05/202312:00pm - 07/26/20232:00pm

The Nevada Historical Society (NHS) has actively participated in Artown since 2014. The NHS Docents and staff are offering short talks & gallery guides to talk about the galleries every Wednesday in July. We hope to whet your appetite for Nevada […]

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Old Genoa Cemetery series
Writers’ Wednesday – Genoa Cemetery09/13/20235:00pm

September 13, 2023
5:00 – 5:30 pm – Book signing and wine/cheese Reception
5:30 – 6:30 pm – Lecture

This month’s book is called “The Old Genoa Cemetery, Walking Tour, Volume 4” with author Karen Dustman who will […]

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Docent gallery tour
Docent Orientation09/15/202310:00am

September 15, 2023
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
New Docent Orientation Session

Are you interested in learning how to become a volunteer at the Nevada Historical Society? Do you have some free time? Do you love sharing stories? We are […]

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Frontier Fake News
Writers’ Wednesday – Frontier Fake News10/12/20235:00pm

October 11, 2023
5:00 – 5:30 pm – Book signing and wine/cheese Reception
5:30 – 6:30 pm – Lecture

This month’s book is called “Frontier Fake News: Nevada's Sagebrush Humorists and Hoaxsters” with author Richard Moreno […]

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success depends upon the animal
Nevada History Lecture 40 Mile Desert10/25/20235:00pm

Nevada History Lecture
Diana L. Ahmad, Ph.D.
Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor Emerita
Missouri University of Science and Technology

Depot of Carcasses on the 40 Mile Desert

More information about Dr. […]

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Outback Nevada Book
Writers’ Wednesday Outback Nevada11/08/20235:00pm

November 8, 2023
Writers' Wednesday
5:00 - 5:30 pm - Book signing and wine/cheese Reception
5:30 - 6:30 pm - Lecture

Outback Nevada Book

This month's book is called “Outback Nevada: Real Stories from the Silver […]

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