The Symposium was held at the Silver State Charter School in Carson City.
Wendall Huffman, the Curator of History & Collections Manager for the Nevada State Railroad Museum, spoke.
Hal James, author of “Bruff’s wake: J. Goldsborough Bruff & the California Gold Rush,” was another speaker.
David and Melody Kittle are avid Pony Express historians. Melody has the Pony Express in her blood. Her Great-great-great grandfather was Alexander Majors, a partner in the ownership of the Pony Express. They are Fallon residents and were eager to share their enthusiasm for the Pony Express, especially through Nevada.
Phillip I Earl, is an historian, author, speaker, educator, Reno Gazette Journal author of “This Was Nevada” and administrator of the Nevada State Historical Society.
He presented the silent movie “Covered Wagon” made in Baker, Nevada in 1925. He spoke about the 1925 concept of life on the trail and what was real and what was Hollywood concerning wagon trains.
Building Restorations at
Fort Churchill Museum
Preparing our ears for the canon blast