The Reno Story, 1868 - 1950

History The Reno Story, 1868 - 1950

Visit Nevada's oldest cultural institution and learn Reno's exciting history with a multimedia presentation of photographs and stories. Hear about the early railroad coming to Reno, the mining booms, making gambling illegal in 1910 and legal again in 1931, Reno as Sin City with gaming, divorce and uncomplicated weddings, the history of the Reno arch and Reno as the biggest town in Nevada from 1887 through 1950. Following the presentation, attendees may peruse the galleries on their own.

Event Details

Phone: 688.1190x0
Admission: Free
More Info:

Nevada Historical Society
1650 N. Virginia St.
Reno, NV 89503
P: 688.1190

Event Schedule

July 10 10:30am - 11:30am
July 17 10:30am - 11:30am
July 24 10:30am - 11:30am
July 31 10:30am - 11:30am
Gate/Door Time: 10:15am


City of RenoWashoe County Nevada