4th annual Nevada Living History Days at Mormon Station State Historic Park June 21

June 16, 2008

Mormon Station State Historic Site

GENOA, Nev.—Bring the entire family to Mormon Station State Historic Park in Genoa, Nevada on Saturday, June 21 for the 4th Annual Nevada Living History Days.

This living history re-enactment provides activities and fun for the whole family. Learn more about early Nevada and California pioneers as re-enacted by members of the Sierra Nevada Mormon Pioneers. Demonstrations include Dutch-oven cooking, doll-making, rope-making, fire starting with flint and steel, pioneer games and more. See the cannon and musket firing several times throughout the day.

This event is free. Picnicking in the park is also free. There is a $1.00 charge to tour the museum. Children 12 and under are free.

Mormon Station State Historic Park is the site of Nevada’s first permanent non-Indian settlement. The park is located along the California Emigrant Trail in Genoa, Nevada, approximately 20 minutes south of Carson City off highway 395. For more information, please contact the park at  775-782-2590 .