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NHS Gala Celebration – Night at the Museum
May 29, 2024 | Category: | Tags: , , , , , , ,

Night at the Museum Gala
Friends of the Nevada Historical Society
Friday, November 1, 2024 (6:00-8:00 pm)

Save the Date – more information to come!

Frankie Sue Del Papa, NHS Gala chairwoman invites you to explore the museum after dark! Join us for a unique, after-hours experience at the Nevada Historical Society.

This event offers the opportunity to dress […]

NHS Calendar of Events, May – June 2024
April 27, 2024 | Category: Event Calendar, Programs | Tags: , , , ,

Here’s our latest NHS Calendar of Events. Come celebrate our 120th birthday with great programming throughout the […]

Happy Birthday NHS – Celebrating 120 Years of History
January 25, 2024 | Category: | Tags: , , , , , , ,

Nevada Historical Society’s 120th birthday celebration
NHS 120th birthday invite

May 4, 2024
10:00am to 3:00pm
Come celebrate with NHS with a special celebration on the legacy of the organization. The event will be held in the front lawn and parking lot with living history and educational groups with historical demonstrations and great information […]

Nevada History Lecture – The Place of U.S. Senator Francis G. Newlands in Nevada’s Commemorative Landscape
January 25, 2024 | Category: | Tags: , , , , ,

Nevada History Lecture
April 27, 2024
1:00 to 2:30pm

Senator Newlands

The Place of U.S. Senator Francis G. Newlands in Nevada’s Commemorative Landscape

Dr. William “Bill” D. Rowley, Grace A. Griffen Endowed Chair in American History; Professor Emeritus UNR and former NHS Q Editor

Summary of Talk

Francis G. Newlands, congressman (1893-1903), and U.S. senator (1904-1917) from […]

Nevada History Lecture – Reassessing the Legacy of the Comstock: Miners, Mills, Saloons, and Assessments
January 25, 2024 | Category: | Tags: , , , , ,

Nevada History Lecture
April 6, 2024
1:00 to 2:30pm

Reassessing the Legacy of the Comstock: Miners, Mills, Saloons, and Assessments

Hans Muessig, historian

Virginia City houses

Summary of Talk

Little remains on the slopes of Mt. Davidson to tell the story of the people who lived and worked on the Comstock: “The Richest Place on Earth.” That […]

Nevada History Lecture – Origin of Counties: History and Miscellany
January 25, 2024 | Category: | Tags: , , , , ,

Nevada History Lecture
March 16, 2024
1:00 to 2:30pm
Title of Talk: Origin of Counties: History and Miscellany
Speaker: Jeff Kintop, former state Archivist, and Vice Chair, Nevada Judicial Historical Society

State of Nevada Map, 1905

Summary of Talk

Nevada had 17 counties before 1969 when Ormsby County disappeared as a county and became Carson City, an […]

Emerson Marcus Nevada History Lecture – Veterans Day talk
May 6, 2023 | Category: | Tags: , , , ,

Nevada History Lecture
November 11, 2023 from 1-2:30pm

The 75th Anniversary of the Nevada Air National Guard 1948-2023: Building the Total Force for National Security at Home and Abroad

Emerson Marcus, Public Affairs Officer, Nevada Air National Guard

Emerson Marcus, Public Affairs Officer, Nevada National Guard and NHSQ Associate Editor

Summary of Talk
This year marked […]

Blue Star Museum Blue Star Member
May 6, 2023 | Category: Programs | Tags: , , ,

The Nevada Historical Society is part of Blue Star Museums, a program offering free admission to active-duty military personnel and their families this summer from Armed Forces Day, May 20, 2023, through Labor Day, September 4, 2023.

About Blue Star MuseumsBlue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star […]

NHS Calendar of Events
April 5, 2023 | Category: Event Calendar | Tags: , , , ,

Here is the latest   for March through June 2023. Make sure to check back for the latest happenings at the Society. […]

NHS E-Newsletter Fall 2022
December 22, 2022 | Category: Newsletter, Uncategorized | Tags: , , ,

Happy Fall everyone. Here is the latest e-newsletter from the Society.

We hope you enjoy our new newsletter format as part of our campaign to provide more information about the happenings at NHS!

NHS E-newsletter Fall […]

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