Carson City Historical Society
The Carson City Historical Society (EIN 94-2565777) is located at the Foreman-Roberts House Museum, 1207 North Carson
Street, Carson City, Nevada. Our mailing address is 112 North Curry St., Carson City, NV 89703. The
Carson City Historical Society is a nonprofit organization
that operates and maintains the Foreman-Roberts House Museum.
Carson City Historical Society - Home Page
Short Movie on Inventor George Ferris
Monday, June 3, 2019
On Monday, June 3, 2019, seven members of the Carson City Historical Society hosted members
of the Bordewich-Bray Elementary School's 5th grade class at the Carriage House. Their parents, siblings,
and grandparents attended the showing of their short feature movie project on George Ferris
and the invention of the Ferris Wheel. After the showing, a game of Jeopardy was played using
the information that had been presented in the movie as the questions.
Refreshments were served
and attendees toured the Foreman-Roberts House before going home.
Foreman-Roberts House Museum Open House
Sunday, June 23, 2019
The Foreman-Roberts House Museum, 1207 N. Carson St., will be having an Open House on
Sunday, June 23, 2019, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Highlights of Carson City history and the
families that lived in this historic house are presented
on a free, docent led tour of the Foreman-Roberts House. After touring the Museum,
enjoy light refreshments in the Carriage and view the informative displays.
You will see exhibits and artifacts from the Victorian era, the Roberts family and fascinating
historical information about Carson City. Enjoy the museum/historic house including the
new second floor exhibits.
This will be the first Open House of the Summer, so please come and enjoy stepping back
into Carson City history. Two other Open House events are scheduled this summer: July 17 from
5:00 to 7:00 p.m. and August 18 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Tours and admission are free - no reservations are required. The event is sponsored by the members
of the Carson City Historical Society. For questions, call 775-887-2174.
Heritage Festival to Celebrate CCHS' 50th Anniversary
Saturday, September 21, 2019
The Carson City Historical Society (CCHS) began as the Nevada Landmarks Society in 1969.
CCHS will celebrate it's 50th Anniversary on Saturday, September 21, 2019,
from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. with a Heritage Festival. There will be entertainment featuring
historical figure reenactments, music, and interesting displays of old skills and
craftsmanship. The Foreman-Roberts House and the Carriage House will be open. Details are
is free, and refreshments will be served.
Three Open Houses Scheduled for the Summer of 2019
Sun., June 23, 2019
Wed., July 17, 2019
Sun., Aug. 18, 2019
The Carson City Historical Society has scheduled three Open Houses this summer. Here is your
opportunity to tour the Foreman-Roberts House and check out the historical displays in the
adjoining Carriage House. The dates are June 23 (1:00 to 4:00 p.m.), July 17 (5:00 to 7:00 p.m.),
and Aug. 18 (1:00 to 4:00 p.m.).
Mark your calendars now to you don't miss the fun.
January 2019 "Newsy Letter" Available On-line
The January 2019 edition of our the CCHS "Newsy Letter" is now available online at
Dues for 2019 are due
CCHS works on a fiscal year beginning January 1 and ending December
31. Dues for 2019 are $25 for single membership (1 vote) and $35
for a family membership (2 votes). Dues are generally due in January of each year.
You may support us at additional levels of giving. For 2019, we are offering
a special "Golden Anniversary Supporter" level of $50 to
$99 to help CCHS celebrate its 50th year!
Annual dues can be mailed to CC Historical Society, 112 N. Curry St., Carson City, NV
89703. A membership form is available at http://cchistorical.org/CCHS_Membership_form.pdf.
The Carson City Historical Society is a Nevada nonprofit organizations.
Mailing Address for CCHS
The mailing address for the Carson City Historical Society
112 North Curry Street
Carson City, NV 89703
The physical address for the Foreman-Roberts House Museum is 1207 North Carson
St., but that address is not our official mailing address.
The Carson City Historical Society is a Nevada nonprofit organizations. It is
a nonprofit, tax-exempt corporations
under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Donations are
tax deductible pursuant to section 170(c) of the Internal Revenue Code.
CCHS board meetings are held the second Monday of each
month at 1:00 p.m. in the Carriage House of the Foreman-Roberts House Museum.
If you are interested in being put on the CCHS e-mail list, please send an e-mail
to firstname.lastname@example.org and put "CCHS Membership Addition" in the subject line.
We will inform you about upcoming events of the Society via e-mail.
The Carson City Historical Society (formerly the Nevada Landmarks Society) is
located at the Roberts House Museum, 1207 North Carson Street, Carson City, Nevada 89702.
Foreman-Roberts House - The Foreman-Roberts House Museum is open by appointment
only and for special events sponsored by the
Carson City Historical Society. To tour the Foreman-Roberts House Museum, please call
or leave a message at 775-887-2174 for an appointment. Messages are checked daily. Cost is $5 per person.
Map for the Foreman-Roberts House
If you would like to join the Carson City Historical Society, our application
is located on this website. Please print out and mail to:
Carson City Historical Society
112 North Curry St.
Carson City, NV 89703
Membership is $25 per person
or $35 for family and includes our newsletter plus an opportunity to attend
many historical events. Click here for application form.
For the history of the Roberts House, click on James D. Roberts History (at left).
come and visit us. We have quite a history to tell.
CCHS Officers for 2019
First Vice President CCHS:
Second Vice President CCHS:
This page last updated 6/6/2019