Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park tours extended through June 30

MINDEN, Nev. – Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park is extending its tour schedule through June 30. After that date, Nevada State Parks will discontinue its operation of the park. Park tours include a presentation on Dangberg family history and the family’s role in the development of Carson Valley. Displays of historic objects include furniture, clothing, books, dishes, artwork, photographs,...
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Winter tours and a free archiving class at Dangberg Home Ranch

MINDEN, Nev. – The Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park is offering weekend tours through the winter, as well as a free course on archiving historic documents and photographs. Tours of Dangberg Ranch from January through March are offered on Saturdays and Sundays at 2:00 p.m. Reservations are required and can be made by contacting the park at 775-783-9417. Groups of six or more can make...
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Holiday toy exhibit at the Dangberg Home Ranch December 3-5 (w/video)

MINDEN, Nev. – Nevada State Parks invites the public to Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park for “Home Ranch for the Holidays,” a special exhibit of historic toys, games and Christmas decorations from the 1860s through the 1940s. Highlights of the exhibit include an aluminum Christmas tree complete with a color wheel, the families Christmas stockings hung on the mantel, and other Dangberg...
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Historic clothing exhibit at Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park on October 29-31 and November 6-7

MINDEN, Nev. – Nevada State Parks invites the public to attend an exhibit of historic clothing from the Dangberg Home Ranch’s extensive collection. The exhibit will be held over Nevada Day weekend and the first weekend in November. The exhibit will feature clothing worn by three generations of the Dangberg family. Included are the 1898 wedding gown worn by Gertrude Dangberg, casual and formal...
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Chautauqua presentation of singer Emma Nevada at Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park on October 23

MINDEN, Nev. – Nevada State Parks invites the public to enjoy Anita Watson give a Chautauqua presentation of singer Emma Nevada at a free event at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park. Considered one of the finest coloratura sopranos of the late 19th century, Emma Nevada was born Emma Wixom in a mining camp near Nevada City, California, in 1859, and spent much of her childhood in Austin,...
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New artifacts received at Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park; tours continue through December

MINDEN, Nev. – A significant collection of historic artifacts, documents and photographs has been donated to the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park by Dangberg family member C. Stephen Achard Jr. The items help tell the story of the Dangberg family and the history of Carson Valley’s schools, businesses, events and families. Also new to the collection are several items recently found in a...
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