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‘The Curse of the Hanging Tree’ returns

After four years off, the Douglas County Historical Society is bringing back “The Curse of the Hanging Tree.” Performances are 6:30, 7 and 7:30 p.m. July 19 and 20 at various locations around Genoa. The four-act improvised comedy melodrama is based on an actual event that took place in Carson Valley more than 100 years ago. The Genoa Courthouse Museum Annex located behind the museum will be transformed into the Millerville Saloon, a town formerly located between Gardnerville and Minden. “Ticket holders will get a brief history of the historic lynching of Adam Uber,” organizers said. “Ticket holders can belly …

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The Record Courier Updated Jun 18, 2013 02:14PM Published Jul 17, 2013 05:52PM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.