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John C. Frémont exhibit at state museum for Sesquicentennial

He described and mapped the Oregon Trail, was the Republican Party’s first presidential candidate, and served as California’s military governor in 1847. Famed explorer John C. Frémont became an internationally recognized figure in the latter half of the 19th Century. The Nevada State Museum, Carson City, and the Deschutes Historical Museum of Bend, Ore., have partnered to produce “Finding Frémont: Pathfinder of the West,” to celebrate Nevada’s Sesquicentennial. The exhibit kicks off with a reception from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Nevada State Museum and runs through October. Gov. Brian Sandoval is scheduled to appear at the reception. …

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