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Lecture Series: “What Happened to all the Old Buildings?” Part 3

March 7, 2019 @ 7:00 pm


What Happened to all the Old Buildings?
Part 3


Lecture Description: Back by popular demand.This exciting lecture will give you a presentation of photos of the buildings and structures that were here on the Comstock from the 1860’s up to the 1950’s but gone now. Stories about them and what is in its place today. In it’s glory days the Comstock was a stunning city of mansions, stores, saloons, mills and mines. A presentation of photos will be presented – many you have never seen before.  Naked buildings with all their outer wear removed.   What happened to the hundreds of buildings that were on the Comstock and the nature of their demise. Presented by two local historians, Joe Curtis and Ron Gallagher.

Joe Curtis

Bio: Joe’s family moved to VC in 1958.  They bought a building and opened a museum dedicated to the history of life on the Comstock.  He grew up amidst the museum and became infatuated with the history of the Comstock and began collecting old photos of the area back in the day.

Ron Gallagher

Bio: Ron is a well know local aged artifact of the Comstock.  Raised here, lots of relatives dating well into the lower 1800’s and a head full of Comstock knowledge, recollections. stories and other associated Comstock BS.

To book the lecture and/or dinner at the Gold Hill Hotel, CLICK HERE