Carson City Historical Society
The Carson City Historical Society is located at the Foreman-Roberts House Museum, 1207 North Carson
Street, Carson City, Nevada. Our mailing address is P.O. Box 1864, Carson City, NV 89702. The
Carson City Historical Society and the Park Foundation are a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization and
maintain the Foreman-Roberts House Museum and the Wungnema House. For questions, call Sue at
Fax: (775) 882-5694
Carson City Historical Society - Home Page
Time to renew memberships
Dues were due Jan. 1, 2013, for 2013. If you have already renewed, THANK YOU!!
If you have not renewed your membership for 2013, please send your check to
Chuck Saulisberry, Carson City Historical Society, PO Box 1864, Carson City NV 89702.
Single membership is still only $25. Family membership is $35.
"Down the Garden Path" Garden and Historic House Tour
Saturday, June 22, 2013
The Carson City Historical Society invites you to visit private gardens and historic
homes, speak with their gardeners and hear the history of the homes on Saturday,
June 22, 2013, from 12 to 4:30 p.m. One of the homes on the tour will be the Bliss Mansion.
At 4:30 p.m., there will be a reception for all attendees at 214 W. King Street,
in the garden. There you will have an opportunity to speak with several experts in
the plant and gardening fields, including David and Julie Ruf from the Greenhouse
Garden Center, JoAnne Skelly from the UNR Co-operative Extension, Tom Henderson
from Healthy Trees and David Zhart the "Bee Man." Wine and refreshments will be served.
The Mark Twain Garden Club will have unique bird feeders for sale at the reception.
The Garden Club has been in Carson City since 1949 and in 2010 was recognized as
Organization of the Year by the Foundation for the Betterment of Carson City Parks and Recreation.
Tickets are only $10 per person or $8 for Historical Society members. For details
call Paula Cannon at 775-887-8865. Tickets may be purchased starting June 1 at the
Greenhouse Garden Center, 2450 S. Curry or at Due Sorella (Two Sisters, antiques
and gifts), 202 N. Curry.
On the day of the tour tickets can be purchased at the Foreman-Roberts House,
1207 N. Carson Street, from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. For more information call
Paula Cannon, Mary DeFelice at 775-882-0916, or Jan Perry at 775-884-1448.
Carson City Historical Society Hosts Ice Cream Social
Saturday, August 3, 2013
Come join the fun on a cool summer evening when the Carson City
Historical Society hosts their annual Ice Cream Social. The
Ice Cream Social will be held on Saturday, August 3, 2013,
at Foreman-Roberts House Park, 1207 North
The Millennium Bugs, with David Bugli, will be performing from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Details are pending. (This event
will be on the first Saturday of the "Jazz! Carson City" music festival,
which has been celebrated in Carson City in one form or another each August
since 2004. For more information on the festival, go to
At left: some of the lovely young ladies from the 2008 Ice Cream Social.
At right: some of the %^&*#@$ old guys from the Millennium Bugs.
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Beginning with February 2012, CCHS board meetings are held the second Monday of each
month at 1:30 p.m. at the Foreman-Roberts House Museum.
If you are interested in being put on the CCHS e-mail list, please send an e-mail
to Dcbugli@aol.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.
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
Paula at 775-887-8865 for an appointment. Cost is $3 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
P.O. Box 1864
Carson City, NV 89702
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.
Carson City Historical Series - Carson City Library - 900 N. Roop St., Carson City, Nev.
Lectures are free and open to the public.
Click for map to Carson City Library.
Vice Presidents CCHS:
Janet Perry and David Bugli
Vice President Park Foundation:
Treasurer CCHS and Park Foundation:
Secretary CCHS and Park Foundation
This page last updated 5/23/2013