Nevada Day is a legal holiday in the state of Nevada. It commemorates the state’s October 31, 1864 admission to the Union. The first known observance of Nevada Day (originally known as Admission Day) was by the Pacific...Read More
Author: Dennis Cassinelli
One hundred fifty years ago on October 18th, 1869, work on the Sutro Tunnel began. On October 18th, 2019 the Friends of Sutro Tunnel is having a Sesquicentennial Celebration Banquet in Carson City at the Plaza Hotel Events...Read More
About the time my great grandfather, Pietro Cassinelli, came to Dayton, Nevada about 1888, one of the most severe winters in recorded history settled upon the land. After leaving the sunny fields of Tuscany, he and a few...Read More
In my pervious article, I told about the ill-prepared attempt by the quickly formed Comstock militiamen to retaliate for the massacre at Williams Station. This group of 105 untrained volunteers was gathered from the farms,...Read More
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