A clearer picture of the formative years of one prominent pioneer family in Carson Valley, and hopefully other historical figures to come, is being produced by students of Leadership Douglas County.
Students of the program, which is organized by the Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce, decided to create an oral history of the Henningsen Family Ranch as their class project for the year.
Videotaped interviews with John Henningsen are tentatively scheduled to begin Sept. 10 inside the Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center.
"Our area is based on history," said Paula Lochridge, LDC student and manager of Main Street Gardnerville. …