Carson City Historical Society presents

a “Victorian Secrets With Tea” on April 27


The Carson City Historical Society (CCHC) presents a Afternoon Tea, “Victorian Secrets With Tea.” Tea will be served in the Carriage House behind the Foreman-Roberts Historic House at 1207 Carson Street, Carson City, on Saturday, April 27, 2024.  The event will be from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.


The program includes a talk by Rebecca Van Sickle on Victorian dress called “What They Wore: An Intimate Look At Victorian Dress.”  She will provide a dress-up demonstration and lecture.  After the talk there will be a tour of the historic Foreman-Roberts House.


Rebecca Van Sickle is a local living historian and budding costuming enthusiast. From a young age, she has been fascinated with Victorian dress and was introduced to 1860s’ fashion while her parents were re-enactors in the early ’90s. Rebecca is a native Nevadan and is proud to share her love of history with Carson City and the surrounding communities.


For reservation, call 775-315-9111.  The cost of the event is $40.00 general admission and $35.00 for Historical Society members.  Tickets can be purchased online at or by mailed-in check sent to CCHS, PO Box 1864, Carson City, NV 89702-1864. Deadline for ticket purchase is Wednesday, April 17, 2024.


CCHS lectures are held periodically in the Carriage House of the Foreman-Roberts Historic House located at 1207 Carson Street, Carson City. Information about Carson City Historical Society events can be found at For further information about CCHS events, email [email protected].