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Historic speaker series at Mormon Station park

Mormon Station State Historic Park is offering another day of historic presentations on Saturday. The presentations begin at 11 a.m. with Carson City’s Young Chautauquans portraying Frida Kahlo, Harriet Tubman, Jackie Kennedy, Adolph Sutro and Lucille Ball. At 1 p.m., Doris Dwyer, a professor of history at Western Nevada College presents “Women’s Voices from the Overland Trail.” This talk features the stories of women’s diaries and of early pioneers who traveled westward on the long, arduous trail. Dwyer’s research focuses on women pioneers of the nineteenth century American West. She is nationally known for her Chautauqua portrayals of remarkable women …

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The Record Courier Updated Aug 14, 2013 12:28PM Published Jul 10, 2013 09:52AM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.