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Lillian was a Genoa, Nevada, woman who was not only a suffragette in the 1900's, but she was responsible for originating the locally famous Genoa Candy Dance Festival, which is now in it's 98th consecutive year. She also worked closely with Governor Emmett Boyle during his term in office. In 2019 a statue will be erected in the Town of Genoa in her honor. Speaker/Chautauqua: Kim Copel-Harris Kim is a Historian, Chautauquan and Character Actress. Her love of history is…Find out more »
Chris W Bayer / Lecturer Major William Ormsby played the pivotal role in the creation of the Nevada Territory. His dramatic, violent and entertaining story has been fully researched and written about by CW Bayer who will present this talk. His long book, “Profit, Plots and Lynching, the creation of Nevada Territory” as well as his shorter summary book “Dreaming Up Nevada Territory, the story of William Ormsby” will be available at the talk. CW has been writing histories and…Find out more »
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