Free Presentations at Mormon Station State Historic Park on Saturday, August 11

GENOA,Nev.– Nevada State Parks invites the public to enjoy a day of free presentations at Mormon Station State Historic Park on Saturday, August 11.  These outdoor presentations, under large shade trees, will begin at 11 a.m. and end around 4 p.m.  Each presentation is approximately 30 to 45 minutes, with time for questions at the end.  Folding chairs will be available; feel free to bring lawn chairs.  Please leave pets at home.  The following is a schedule of the presentations:

  • 11:00am – Sue Ann Monteleone:     Baskets, Tules, & Rushes inNevada
  • 1:00pm –   Phillip Earl:    Ghosts, Goblins, and Things That Go Bump in the Night
  • 2:30pm –   Kim Copel:     Heroes of the West: Our Own Pony Express Riders

 WHEN: Saturday, August 11 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 WHERE: Mormon Station State Historic Park, in Genoa , a 20 minute drive from Carson City, via U.S Highway 395, and 20 minutes fromSouth Lake Tahoe, via state Route 207 andFoothill Road. Genoa is approximately a one hour drive south ofReno viaU.S. Highway.

 WHO: This event is open to the public.  

 COST: Museum admission is $1 for adults; children 12 and under are free.  Historical presentations are free.

 CONTACT: For more information, please contact the park at 775-782-2590.

 MORE:  Bring a lawn chair, beverage, and picnic lunch.  Be sure to visit the log-cabin museum to discover more earlyNevada history.