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Nevada Historical Society presents High Noon with Neal Cobb Spring Series: Sparks Then and Now Revisited

Nevada Historical Society presents High Noon with Neal Cobb Spring Series: Sparks Then and Now Revisited

Live on Facebook and Zoom

Nevada Historical Society presents High Noon with Neal Cobb, a wonderful history series that delves into fascinating Nevada topics with local experts. Neal Cobb is a passionate historian and honorary curator for the Nevada Historical Society. He loves all things Nevada. Join Neal Cobb and our monthly speakers as we explore interesting topics and join in the audience conversations.

In 2005, the City of Sparks celebrated its 100th birthday as a city with a once in a lifetime celebration that featured special events and education programs to celebrated Sparks’ unique history. As part of the celebration, a Sparks Then and Now presentation was developed by Neal Cobb, Jerry Fenwick, Karen Dolan, and Scott Carey to show how the city has changed over its first hundred years.  

This presentation will revisit the Sparks Then and Now program and take a special look at how things have changed in the city these past decade and a half. 

May Speaker: Scott Carey

Scott Carey grew up in Sparks, attended public schools and used the Governor Kenny Guinn Memorial Scholarship to graduate from the University of Nevada, Reno. Scott was appointed by Mayor Tony Armstrong to the City of Sparks Centennial Commission, where he helped develop the Sparks Then and Now program in 2005.  Scott is a lifetime member and volunteer of the Sparks Heritage Museum and since 2009 has served on the museum’s Board of Trustees. 

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Thursday, May 18, 2023
12:00pm - 1:00pm
History Local Interest

Registration is required. There are 100 seats available.

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