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Nevada State Museum

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600 North Carson Street
Carson City, NV 89701 United States
775-687-4810http://museums.nevadaculture.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=486&Itemid=406

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August 2016
Free - $8

Frances Humphrey Lecture Series presents Gold Dredges: The Land Leviathans

August 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Gold Dredges: The Land Leviathans by Rick Martin. An in depth presentation of the origin, operations and economics of giant land based gold dredges from the turn of the 20th century to their decline mid-century, and limited operations in the 1980- 1990s. Photographs, early films, and personal experiences will offer unique insight into these massive mechanical marvels and the men who built and operated them. Rick Martin is the Senior Health and Safety consultant at the Tesla Gigafactory construction site,…

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September 2016
Free - $8

Frances Humphrey Lecture Series presents The Fort Churchill eBay Collection

September 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Nevada State Museum curators are frequently asked to identify rocks, animal bones, antiques, and artifacts. In 2015, Fort Churchill State Park staff brought in a small collection of historic artifacts that was privately purchased on eBay and then immediately donated to the park. This collection was advertised as being recovered from Fort Churchill sometime prior to its 1957 entry into the Nevada State Park System. Gene Hattori, Curator of Anthropology, will discuss what this collection was comprised of and how…

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Frances Humphrey Lecture Series – Ft. Churchill

September 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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The Fort Churchill eBay Collection by Gene Hattori, PhD. Nevada State Museum curators are frequently asked to identify rocks, animal bones, antiques, and artifacts. In 2015, Fort Churchill State Park staff brought in a small collection of historic artifacts that was privately purchased on eBay and then immediately donated to the park. This collection was advertised as being recovered from Fort Churchill sometime prior to its 1957 entry into the Nevada State Park System. Gene Hattori, Curator of Anthropology, will…

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