Nevada State Historical Preservation and Archeology Month
EXCITING STORIES OF DAYTON’S PAST – SERIES BEGINS MAY 5 – FREE!!!
Meet Indian Louie and Medicine Man Ray Darrough
MAY 5, 2016
Dayton Valley Community Center at 170 Pike Street
Lecture begins at 7:15.
Refreshments will be served.
Steven Saylor reminisces about former residents, “Louie the Indian” and Ray Darrough, “Indian Medicine Man.”
- May 12: Saving the 1862 Bluestone Building – Presented by a panel made up of those involved, including, Judge Ed Johnson, Margaret Maloney, Lois Storrs, Lee Vecchiarelli and Howard Reid.
- May 19: Karen Howe presents Whispers from the Past – a Look at the Dayton Cemetery – its history and the importance of preserving OUR Past.
- May 26: No lecture during Memorial Day weekend
- June 2: Linda C. Clements highlights The history and stories of the Union Hotel, 1870 – 2016. The Union Hotel was one of Nevada’s most famous Nevada landmarks in her heyday – today, the Union Hotel is the most endangered historic building in Nevada.
DAYTON MUSEUM PRESENTS SPECIAL EXHIBITS
To celebrate Nevada State Historical Preservation month, the Dayton Museum, located in Old Town Dayton at Shady Lane and Logan Alley, will be open on weekdays in May from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. In addition to the Museum’s unique collection of local historic memorabilia, special exhibits this month include miniature-sized working-farm equipment and tools made by
Dayton Western artist, Stony Tennant and a vast collection of Nevada antique postcards from Pat Neylan’s private collection.
- Self-guided walking tours of Old Town are available at the Museum.
- Buy your autographed copy of DAYTON: IMAGES OF THE PAST AT THE MUSEUM – ALL PROCEEDS BENEFIT PRESERVING DAYTON HISTORY!
- The Museum is open Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sundays, 1 to 4 p.m. until the first week of November.
- Tours are also available by appointment year around. Call 775-246-6316.