Preserving Mining History Brick by Brick

Preserving Mining History Brick by Brick

Daughters of the American Revolution Lisa Jayne, a member of Sierra Nevada Chapter in Reno, Nev., and her husband, Greg, are volunteers for the Comstock Foundation for History and Culture, an organization that specializes in preserving the mining history of the...
Donovan Mill Nears Completion

Donovan Mill Nears Completion

By Tom Darby, Comstock Chronicle Melville Kelsey bought the original parcel for $1,500 in 1861, building the Kelsey Mill with 15 stamps and a 40-horsepower boiler. Hard rock miners Felix Lacrouts and Napoleon Landry, with Virginia City liquor dealer Jean Dazet’s...
Donovan Mill National Ghost Hunting Day!

Donovan Mill National Ghost Hunting Day!

On Saturday, September 25th the Donovan Mill was one of 50 National sites that participated in National Ghost Hunting Day. The Ghost hunt was organized by Foundation partners the Northern Nevada Ghost Hunters. They were joined by teams from The Haunted Side and The...
Saylor Elected To Nevada Museum Association

Saylor Elected To Nevada Museum Association

by Denise Crites, Dayton Valley Dispatch Steven Saylor, Executive Director of The Comstock Foundation, has been elected as the position of Second Vice- President of the Nevada Museum Association. The NMA provides support to the state’s 100+ museums by offering...