• History Talk – Abner Blackburn and the 1850 Mormon Station

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    Name: History Talk – Abner Blackburn and the 1850 Mormon Station
    Date: May 19, 2019
    Time: 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM PDT
    Event Description:
    History Talk – Abner Blackburn and the 1850 Mormon Station
    In 1851, John Reese founded the permanent Mormon Station trading post where the park is now located, but did you know there was a temporary trading post established in 1850 about one-mile north of Reese’s post? Join park staff for a history talk focused on the “1850 Mormon Station,” and one of the key figures in its founding, Abner Blackburn.
    Location:
    Mormon Station State Historic Park is located 20 minutes south of Carson City via
    Hwy 395, about one hour south of Reno, and approximately 20 minutes from South Lake Tahoe via Hwy 207
    Fees/Admission:
    This event is free to the public.
     
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