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July lecture series discusses Fremont cannon

The Douglas County Historical Society's July lecture is 7 p.m. July 12 at the Carson Valley Museum and Cultural Center.

Jim Bonar will be speaking on "The Fremont cannon, where is it?" Bonar will try to answer a few of these questions: Is the Nevada cannon the same cannon John Fremont dragged across the county in 1844? What happened to the cannon after Fremont left it in the Sierra that cold January? Hear the tale of the possible answers to these questions and how it affects our lives and beliefs today.

Bonar has been a resident in the Reno area …

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