2023 Lecture Series

DCHS Heritage

Feb 9th | Steve Hale | Snow Shoe Thompson
March 9th | Karen Dustman Lewis Chambers | King of the Comstock
April13th | Edith Kohen | Immigrant Trail in Douglas County
May 11th | David Woodruff | BONANZA
June 8th | Chris Pattison | The Sutro Tunnel - Past, Present, and Future
July 13th | Patty Cafferata | Women in History in Nevada - from Early NV to present day
August 10th | TBA
September 14th | TBA
October 12th | Wayne Scarpasi | History of the Minden Airport
November 9th | TBA

Lecture Series | Thursday, February 9

Keeping with the spirit of our deep winter snow, Steve Hale will speak on the life and times of Snowshoe Thompson, the extraordinary mail carrier of the Sierra and often credited as the father of snowshoeing.


Doors Open at 6:00 p.m.
Lecture Begins at 6:30 p.m.
$5.00 at the door
Alpine, Dayton, Smith Valley and DCHS Historical Society Members Free.

Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center
1477 US Highway 395 N
Gardnerville, Nevada