814 Victorian Ave. Sparks, NV 89431

Online 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.

If you enjoy our programming, please consider supporting the museum by becoming a member (see “Support Us” tab), or making a donation today.  Thank you for your interest and support of the Sparks Heritage Museum!


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


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


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


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.


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


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