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Online Lectures

Past lectures:

The following are links to past lectures presented online at the Sparks Heritage Museum, beginning January of 2021.  Please enjoy these lectures, and email us at info@sparksmuseum.org if you have any questions or comments.

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November 2021: Pete Menefee: A Conversation with a Costuming Legend


September 2021: Prominent Women in Sparks, presented by Dian VanderWell.


June 2021:  The Rich Railroad History of Reno-Sparks, presented by Mr. Richard Dreiling, Sparks Heritage Museum.


May 2021: The History of Transit in Northern Nevada, presented by Mr. Adam Michalski – Nevada State Railroad Museum – Carson City.


April 2021: The Nevada State Board on Geographic Names: History and Noteworthy Features, presented by Christine Johnson – Sparks Heritage Museum & Nevada State Board on Geographic Names.


March 2021: Longford, Ireland: A Short Look at  a Long Story – The Twinning of Two Cities, presented by Sparks City Councilman Donald Abbott. 


February 2021: Whimsical Names and Uplifting Places Across the Nevada Landscape, presented by Mr. Jack Hursh.


January 2021: The Truckee River, presented by Mr. Scott Carey.