Carson City Historical Society

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Mailing address: 112 North Curry St., Carson City, NV 89703
Address for Foreman-Roberts House Museum: 1207 North Carson St., Carson City, NV

"Dedicated to Preserving Carson City's History"



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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.

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Want to Become a CCHS Members or Renew Your Yearly Membership?

To renew or join with a printed membership form, obtain it from HERE.
To renew or join online via Square, go to our membership page by clicking HERE.


The Carson City Historical Society Reopens Each Sunday
Starting Sunday, Feb. 5, 2023

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The Carson City Historical Society (CCHS) will be open from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. each Sunday, starting with Sunday, February 5, 2023, and plans to be open those same hours on Sundays until further notice. The address of the Society's two yellow buildings, the Foreman-Roberts House Museum and the Carriage House, is 1207 North Carson St., Carson City. Click HERE for a map link. Parking is available on Corbett and Rice Streets.

Visitors should first report to the Carriage House, the yellow building with the double doors just east of the Foreman-Roberts House Museum. They may start their visit there, where they can see exhibits and parts of the permanent collection. From there, the museum docent can escort guests to the Foreman-Roberts House itself, where the guests can experience a bit of early Carson City life and ambiance.

Docents reserve the right to limit the number of visitors at any one time.

To contact the Society in advance, send an email to carsoncityhistoricalsociety@gmail.com or call 775-887-2174 for further instructions. Parking is available on Corbett and Rice Streets. For general information about the Historical Society, go to CCHistorical.org.

Photo: Looking east from N. Carson Street down Corbett St., the Carriage House is on the left, to the east, and the Foreman-Roberts House Museum is in the middle of the picture. (Picture courtesy of Google maps.)



January 2023 Newsletter is Available Online

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The January 2023 CCHS Newsletter is available online. This issue includes a recap of some of the events at the end of 2022. Also, there is now an option to renew your membership or join the Society using a Square link and your credit card.

If you are not on our email list, please email your request to be added to carsoncityhistoricalsociety@gmail.com.

To download the January 2023 Newsletter, please CLICK HERE.



Monthly Lecture Series Being Planned for
Sundays in 2023

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The Carson City Historical Society is working on plans for live, in-person, lectures on one Sunday a month, starting with February or March. These will likely be at 1:00 p.m. Check back for further details.



Dues for 2023 are due January 1, 2023

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CCHS works on a fiscal year beginning January 1 and ending December 31. Dues for 2023 are $25 for single membership (1 vote) and $35 for a household (2 votes). Dues are due in January of each year. You may support us at additional levels of giving.

Levels of membership:

  • Individual member -- $25
  • Household membership -- $35
  • Patron -- $50
  • Historian -- $100
  • Curator -- $250
  • Preservationist -- Above $250

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.



Upcoming and Recent Events

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Here is a list of some recent and upcoming CCHS events. Please check back for updated details.

  • Sun., Sept. 25, 2022 - Sutro Tunnel Presentation - 1-3 p.m. at the Carriage House, by Chris Pattison
  • Sat., Nov. 5, 2022 - Members-only Adele's Dollhouse Reveal Event
  • Sun., Nov. 6, 2022 - Adele's Dollhouse Reveal Event - open to the public
  • Sun., Dec. 4, 2022 - Annual Christmas Party - 1-3 p.m. at the Carriage House
  • Sat., Dec. 10, 2022 - Christmas Tour of Victorian Houses in Carson City, 7 locations and 3 starting times.
  • Early 2023 - Rescheduled presentation by Jan Loverin - details to be determined
  • Early 2023 - Monthly Historic Lectures at the Carriage House, free and open to the public. Dates and speakers to be announced.


Mailing Address for CCHS

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The mailing address for the Carson City Historical Society (CCHS) is:


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.



Notice:

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 generally held the second Monday of each month at 4:30 p.m. (New time, as of November 2022) 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 carsoncityhistoricalsociety@gmail.com 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. E-mail carsoncityhistoricalsociety@gmail.com

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. View 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 Foreman-Roberts House, click on Foreman-Roberts House History (on menu, at left) or CLICK HERE. Better yet, come and visit us. We have quite a history to tell.


CCHS Officers for 2022

President
Sue Ballew

First Vice President CCHS:
Liz Cain

Second Vice President CCHS:
Travis Legatzke

Secretary
David Bugli

Treasurer:
Kiyoshi Nishikawa

Membership Chair
Chris Pattison

Fundraising
Donna McLaren

Exhibits/Collections
(position vacant)


This page last updated 1/26/2023
 

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