by Ellen Caywood

October lecture series, ghost walks, investigations coming up

We hope you are enjoying our blustery fall weather. The trees are turning wonderful colors and football is everywhere you look. But these days won’t last. Enjoy them while you can. We have a couple of events coming up to help you celebrate fall. First, join us at the Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center on Thursday for the October lecture series featuring Larry Schmidt. His topic will be the Johnson Cutoff. About 1846, mail carrier John Calhoun Johnson sought a route other than the dangerous Truckee River passage to the Sacramento Valley over the Sierra Nevada. Designated “Johnson’s Cutoff,” …

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The Record Courier Updated Oct 3, 2013 03:26PM Published Oct 23, 2013 05:10PM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.