History Talk: Governor Scrugham and the Birth of State Parks

Mormon Station State Historic Park

James Scrugham served as the 14th Governor of Nevada from 1923 to 1927, and during this time he became one of the primary forces leading the push for the creation of a Nevada State Park system. Join a park interpreter to learn about Governor Scrugham’s vision for a State Park system in Nevada, and steps that led to the first state parks in the Silver State.

WHEN: Sunday, August 12, 1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

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