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February lecture features Fort Churchill ranger

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The Douglas County Historical Society’s February lecture speaker will be Kim Clawson.

Clawson has been a park ranger at Fort Churchill State Historic Park and Buckland Station since October 2011.

She came from Utah State Parks where she worked as an interpretive ranger for nine years at Dead Horse Point State Park.

During the 1860s, Fort Churchill was Nevada’s largest and most expensive military outpost.

Clawson will discuss the history of the Fort and Buckland Station, and about what the park has to offer to visitors today.

The lecture will be 7 p.m. Feb. 14 at the Carson Valley Museum and Cultural Center in Gardnerville.

Admission is $3, and free to members.

For more information, call 782-2555.