Mormon Station offers quiet alternative to Nevada Day bash |

Mormon Station offers quiet alternative to Nevada Day bash

Staff Reports


WHAT: Guided Walk of Historic Genoa

WHEN: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nov. 30

WHERE: Mormon Station State Historic Park, 2295 Main St, Genoa.

WHO: These events are free to the public.

CONTACT: Chris Johnson, 775-782-2590,

A tour of the Genoa National Historic District, which encompasses more than 25 structures and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places, will be Nevada Day weekend.

A Mormon Station State Historic Park interpreter will conduct a guided walk throughout a portion of the district 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday. A second walk is scheduled for Nov. 30.

During the approximately one-mile roundtrip walk, the interpreter will discuss the significance of the structures located along the route, previous owners of the properties, and notable events that occurred there. There is no charge to attend these programs.

Pre-registration is required and each walk is limited to 30 participants.

Those interested in participating should email Chris at or calling the Mormon Station park office at 775-782-2590.

Include the total number of participants in your party and the date of the walk you would like to register for. Emails and phone calls will be answered in the order they are received. Each program will be limited to the first 30 registered people only.