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Treasures From the Vault: Candy Dance 1983 - Genoa Volunteer Fire Department members cooking at the Candy Dance. Left to Right: Ed Brierly, Don Minifie, Lois Backland, Wally Adams, Pat Wilson. Photo dated September 29, 1983
Treasures From the Vault: Photo - Men and machinery inside the Douglas County Creamery Co., Dated September 10, 1908.
There are only a few days left to get your tickets to the Douglas County Historical Society's September 10 Genoa-Foothill Home Tour. Ticket holders receive complimentary lemonade while strolling the grounds at Mormon Station in addition to the special upstairs tour of the Pink House (tour limited to 10-11am) and a private after tour reception at David Walley's "1862" Restaurant starting at 2pm. Don’t miss out. Get your tickets at the Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center in Gardnerville or by phone at (775) 782-2555
Treasures From the Vault: World War I, Automobiles parked in front of Courthouse. Written on the back: "Dear Fred: This is a picture of the crowd seeing the boys off at Minden on Sept. 5 Yours Fred J. Siebert Minden Courthouse 1917."
The Douglas County Historical Society extends its thanks to The Pink House for their generous support and underwriting a portion of this event. The Pink House is Stop #4 and as a special bonus to ticket holders arriving early (from 10-11 a.m. only) the tours will included the renovated upstairs portion of the house. This part of the house is usually not available to the public. We still have a few ticket; all remaining tickets will be offered for sale at the Courthouse Museum on the day of the event. Visit the Carson Valley Museum in Gardnerville to get yours today, or by phone at (775) 782-2555