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 firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or comments.
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February 2022: The History of Wastewater Treatment in the Truckee Meadows with Casey Mentzer
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.