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June 4, 2013
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Mormon Station hosts historic speaker series

Mormon Station State Historic Park is kicking off its Historic Speaker Series on Saturday with three Chautauqua presentations. Anita Watson will portray Mary Oxborrow, a pioneer midwife and healer; Laurie Hickey will give a presentation on the life of Dr. Eliza Cook, one of the first female doctors in Nevada and Bob Ellison will speak about the life of Orson Hyde, responsible for “the curse of Carson Valley” and naming the town of Genoa. For an extra dose of history, visitors can check out the log cabin museum in between speakers. The first speaker presents at 11 a.m., the second …

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The Record Courier Updated Jun 7, 2013 11:12AM Published Jun 14, 2013 10:17AM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.