Todd Morgan & the Emblems July 25 + History of the Nevada Buckaroo at Dangberg Historic Park July 27

This month, Todd Morgan & the Emblems return for a third season and historian Dr. Michael Fischer will speak on the history of the Nevada Buckaroo at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park.

On Thursday, July 25, at 6:30 pm, Todd Morgan & the Emblems will be performing modern pop/rock and roll, blues, funk, disco, hot jazz, country and early rock ‘n’ roll. Continue reading

Basque researcher to present findings at Dangberg Historic Park July 24

Iker Saitua

Iker Saitua, a researcher of the history of Basque people in the United States, will present “Vital to the Industry: John B. Dangberg, Basque Immigrants, and Nevada’s Sheep Industry in World War II” at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park on Wednesday July 24 at 10 am.

This lecture explores how John Dangberg, the second son of Dangberg Land & Live Stock Co. founder H. F. Dangberg, headed a group of Western woolgrowers to recruit Basque immigrants during the Second World War, when demand for all kinds of labor rose. Continue reading

Movie Night and Western Jamboree at Dangberg Historic Park in July

The General - Buster Keaton

A classic film, cowboy poetry and western music in mid-July
at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park

On Thursday, July 18, at 6:30 pm, train expert Jim Clark will introduce and provide commentary on the 1926 film The General.

The General is a silent comedy film starring Buster Keaton and released by United Artists. It was inspired by the Great Locomotive Chase, a true story of an event that occurred during the American Civil War. The story was adapted from the memoir The Great Locomotive Chase by William Pittenger. The General is often ranked among the greatest American films ever made. Continue reading

Car Show to Raise Preservation Funds for Dangberg Historic Park

Minden Car Show for Dangberg Ranch

Classic cars will come to downtown Minden on August 23-24 for a public event to raise restoration funds for the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park.

Lead sponsors of the event include Bently Heritage, Carson Valley Accounting, Horse Tales magazine, and Sorensen’s Resort. Proceeds benefit the 501(c)(3) non-profit Friends of Dangberg Home Ranch. Continue reading