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Treasures From The Vault: Genoa School Track & Field Team. Winner of the Douglas County Meet, May 31, 1913. Final scores: Genoa - 73 2/3 points, Gardnerville, Minden, East Fork, Central, Fairview, Centerville, a combined 59 1/2 points. Here is the winning team - Front Row: Homer Raycraft, John Jepsen, Harry Franklin, Clyde Morrison, unidentified, Dick Canonica; Back Row: Tom Raycraft, Chauncey Dressler, Claire Morrison, Wesley Walker, Hans R. Jepsen, Oscar Franklin, Mr. McKeown
Political Awaking in Nevada from Statehood through the Eisenhower Era: The Douglas County Historical Society is hosting an Open House for this seasons' special exhibit opening on Saturday, May 21 at the Courthouse Museum, Genoa. Free Admission.
Museum Opens at 10:00 a.m.
Social Meet & Greet begins at 11:00 a.m.
Light refreshments served at noon.
Tonight - Tuesday, May 17, Story Telling: Join us for an evening of legends, myths and narratives presented by the Washoe Tribe at the Carson Valley Museum. 1477 US HIghway 395 N, Gardnerville. 6:00 p.m. Doors Open / Lecture begins at 6:30 p.m. Free Admission.
Douglas County Historical Society Thanks Sheri! Story Telling is tonight, Tuesday, May 17!
May 17, 2016 at 5:11 am
Treasures From The Vault: Image of "Snowshoe" Thompson’s (John A. Thomson) headstone in the Genoa Cemetery. Carved on the stone, “In Memory of John A. Thomson, Native of Norway, Departed this life May 15, 1876. Aged 49 yrs, 16 days. Gone but not forgotten.” Inverted crossed skis at the top of the stone.