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June 2019

A Benefit for The Comstock Foundation – Northern Nevada Ghost Hunters

June 13 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 27, 2019

Gold Hill Hotel, 1540 Main St
Gold Hill, NV 89440 United States
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Exploring History One Spirit at a Time Description: What better place to explore for Spirits than the oldest hotel in Nevada, the Gold Hill Hotel, established in 1861. You will explore together in small groups, various sites in and around the Gold Hill Hotel, with several Northern Nevada Ghost Hunters guiding you along. The Northern Nevada Ghost Hunters seek to understand paranormal events, through investigations, using all tools at our disposal with a scientific approach. About: Northern Nevada Ghost Hunters…

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Lecture Series: “Elvis, Marilyn, and the Space Aliens”: Icons on Screen in Nevada, Robin Holabird

June 20 @ 7:00 pm
Gold Hill Hotel, 1540 Main St
Gold Hill, NV 89440 United States
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"Elvis, Marilyn, and the Space Aliens" Icons on Screen in Nevada Description: Author, movie reviewer, and former film commissioner Robin Holabird provides a humorous overview of what audiences think about Nevada because of what they see on screen. Published in her book by the same name. The book will be available at the lecture. Bio: Robin Holabird wrote the book on Nevada movies and locations, "Elvis, Marilyn and the Space Aliens". A former film commissioner for the State of Nevada,…

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The Comstock Foundation For History & Culture Receives $20,000 Grant From NV Energy Foundation

June 25 @ 10:00 am
Donovan Mill, 900 S. Main Street
Silver City, NV 89428 United States
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Those invited to attend include Storey and Lyon County commissioners and the Virginia City Tourism Commission Board. The general public is also invited. Following the check presentation a tour of the Donovan Mill will be provided. Steven Saylor, Executive Director of the Comstock Foundation for History and Culture said, “We are very appreciative of the NV Energy Foundation and all their support towards our efforts in furthering the development of the new Donovan Mining Mill Museum & Visitor Center.” Architects,…

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A Benefit for The Comstock Foundation – Northern Nevada Ghost Hunters

June 27 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 27, 2019

Gold Hill Hotel, 1540 Main St
Gold Hill, NV 89440 United States
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Exploring History One Spirit at a Time Description: What better place to explore for Spirits than the oldest hotel in Nevada, the Gold Hill Hotel, established in 1861. You will explore together in small groups, various sites in and around the Gold Hill Hotel, with several Northern Nevada Ghost Hunters guiding you along. The Northern Nevada Ghost Hunters seek to understand paranormal events, through investigations, using all tools at our disposal with a scientific approach. About: Northern Nevada Ghost Hunters…

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July 2019

A Benefit for The Comstock Foundation – Northern Nevada Ghost Hunters

July 11 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until August 22, 2019

Gold Hill Hotel, 1540 Main St
Gold Hill, NV 89440 United States
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Exploring History One Spirit at a Time Description: What better place to explore for Spirits than the oldest hotel in Nevada, the Gold Hill Hotel, established in 1861. You will explore together in small groups, various sites in and around the Gold Hill Hotel, with several Northern Nevada Ghost Hunters guiding you along. The Northern Nevada Ghost Hunters seek to understand paranormal events, through investigations, using all tools at our disposal with a scientific approach. About: Northern Nevada Ghost Hunters…

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Lecture Series: “A Chronicle of Nevada’s Great Basin “, Jerry Aaron

July 18 @ 7:00 pm
Gold Hill Hotel, 1540 Main St
Gold Hill, NV 89440 United States
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$5

"A Chronicle of Nevada's Great Basin " Description: The lecture touches on many aspects of the Great Basin’s timeline beginning with prehistoric man and Ancient Lake Lahontan. It moves forward to the early explorers and on into Nevada’s history and the western migration of the 1840s. It describes the advancement of transportation from wagon roads to interstate highways. Also covered are Nevada railroads and areas of aviation and the importance’s of Nevada’s military bases during World Two and the Cold…

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A Benefit for The Comstock Foundation – Northern Nevada Ghost Hunters

July 25 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until August 22, 2019

Gold Hill Hotel, 1540 Main St
Gold Hill, NV 89440 United States
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Exploring History One Spirit at a Time Description: What better place to explore for Spirits than the oldest hotel in Nevada, the Gold Hill Hotel, established in 1861. You will explore together in small groups, various sites in and around the Gold Hill Hotel, with several Northern Nevada Ghost Hunters guiding you along. The Northern Nevada Ghost Hunters seek to understand paranormal events, through investigations, using all tools at our disposal with a scientific approach. About: Northern Nevada Ghost Hunters…

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August 2019

Lecture Series: “Dominique Laxalt, An Iron Man that Started in a Wooden Wagon”

August 1 @ 7:00 pm
Gold Hill Hotel, 1540 Main St
Gold Hill, NV 89440 United States
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$5

The legendary Laxalt family is well known in Nevada. In many ways, Dominique Laxalt is the prototypical Basque. Leaving his homeland to seek economic opportunity in America, he struggled but through hard work and perseverance, succeeded against long odds. There is no way that could have occurred without the aid of his wife, Theresa. The program follows the ups and downs of of the Laxalt family's journey and ends with the successes of the next Laxalt generation as Theresa and…

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A Benefit for The Comstock Foundation – Northern Nevada Ghost Hunters

August 8 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until August 22, 2019

Gold Hill Hotel, 1540 Main St
Gold Hill, NV 89440 United States
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Exploring History One Spirit at a Time Description: What better place to explore for Spirits than the oldest hotel in Nevada, the Gold Hill Hotel, established in 1861. You will explore together in small groups, various sites in and around the Gold Hill Hotel, with several Northern Nevada Ghost Hunters guiding you along. The Northern Nevada Ghost Hunters seek to understand paranormal events, through investigations, using all tools at our disposal with a scientific approach. About: Northern Nevada Ghost Hunters…

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Lecture Series: Remarkable Comstock Women-Mary Louise MacKay

August 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gold Hill Hotel, 1540 Main St
Gold Hill, NV 89440 United States
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$5

Lecture Series: Remarkable Comstock Women-Mary Louise MacKay Description: Women played a huge part in Comstock history, but their contributions to the life and times of the old lode are often obscured by the Wild West myths of whiskey, gun smoke, and golden-hearted prostitutes. At the Comstock Foundation’s August 15 event at the Gold Hill Hotel, writer Gregory Crouch, author of The Bonanza King, will attempt to shed light upon some of the women’s issues of the day—among them fashion, food,…

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