Nevada Historical Society

Location
1650 North Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89503
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Sheryln L. Hayes-Zorn
775-688-1190
Fax: 775-688-2917
shayeszorn@nevadaculture.org
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The Nevada Historical Society is the oldest cultural institution in the state of Nevada. The Nevada Historical Society's library, photograph and manuscript collections constitute the largest and most complete repository of materials related to the history of Nevada and the Great Basin. The Society's museum artifact collection consists of many unique artifacts that encompass more than 15,000 artifacts and works of art, including paintings, objects related to the mining and ranching industries, clothing, and objects used in the daily lives of 19th and 20th century Nevadans. A wonderful collection of Nevada and Great Basin Native American basketry, pottery, and tools help tell Nevada's Native American heritage.

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Capital Odyssey Relay and Comstock Odyssey Relay
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