Carson City Historical Society


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"


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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October Lone Mountain Cemetery Tour
Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Photograph of Jennie Clemens' grave marker

On Tuesday, October 23, 2018, from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m., Historical Society member, Nick Wentworth, a Parks and Recreation employee and sexton of the Lone Mountain Cemetery, will be leading a one-hour guided walk of the Lone Mountain Cemetery. This tour will include visits to the gravesites and family plots of many well-known Carson City residents including the James Roberts family of the Foreman-Roberts house (home of the Carson City Historical Society), Abe Curry, Jennie Clemens (Mark Twain's niece), Hank Monk and others.

To participate, meet on Beverly Drive outside the east gates of the cemetery, opposite the Senior Center, just before 9:00 a.m. This will be a joint program with the Muscle Powered Tuesday morning walking group. For questions, Call 775-841-4456.

Afternoon Tea Luncheon
Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018

Flyer for Afternoon Tea Luncheon

Join us for an afternoon of old-fashioned fun on Sunday, November 4, 2018, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at a special Tea Luncheon in the historic Foreman-Roberts House, 1207 N. Carson Street, Carson City. The Tea Luncheon will be catered by Bella Vita restaurant and will include High Tea favorites: seasonal soup, salad, scones, a variety of finger sandwiches and special dessert bites, along with a variety of teas.

The cost is $30 per person, with the proceeds going to help various projects of the Carson City Historical Society. Make it a party and bring a friend! Wear your tea party clothes or come casual. Reservations are required and must be made and pre-paid by Saturday, October 20, 2018. For reservations and more information call: 775-841-4456.

Historical Society Christmas Party
Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018

Picture of a tree

Our traditional Holiday party and member meeting will be on Sunday, December 2, 2018, at the Bliss Mansion from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. A lovely luncheon will be served and a special program by well-known local historian, Bob Nylan, will be presented. As usual, a member meeting and election of officers will take place. The Bliss Mansion is at 608 Elizabeth Street in Carson City, across from the Governor's Mansion.

More details will be forthcoming, but please mark your calendars now for this annual special event!

July 2018 "Newsy Letter" Available On-line

The July 2018 edition of our the CCHS "Newsy Letter" is now available online at

Mailing Address for CCHS

Image of a mailbox

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.


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 1:30 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 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

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 Roberts House, click on James D. Roberts History (at left). Better yet, come and visit us. We have quite a history to tell.

CCHS Officers for 2018

Debbie Lane

First Vice President CCHS:
Loretta Williams

Second Vice President CCHS:
Bonnie Nishikawa

David Bugli

Kiyoshi Nishikawa

Membership Chair
Mary DeFelice

This page last updated 10/13/2018

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