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Genoa Courthouse Museum

. Description:  First permanent courthouse, served from 1864 to 1910, when the county seat was moved to Minden, then as a school until 1856.  Exhibits include the old courtroom, county office, blacksmith shop, jail, and schoolroom and school kitchen.
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How to find: 
Address:
2304 Main St
Genoa, NV 89411

MAIL: 
PO Box 226

Parent Organization:
Carson Valley Historical Society
Contacts
Phone 775 782-4325
URL(s)
 Genoa NV 
   www.genoanv.com/courthouse.html
Nevada Appeal
http://www.nevadaappeal.com/article/20060328/SPECIALA02/60328010
Carson Valley Visitors Authority
http://www.visitcarsonvalley.org/cimages/genoa.pdf
Douglas County Historical Society
http://www.historicnevada.org/html/genoa_courthouse_museum.html
 
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 May-Oct 10 - 4:30 10 - 4:30 10 - 4:30 10 - 4:30 10 - 4:30 10 - 4:30 10 - 4:30
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As of FEB 2008 6 & under free 6-18 $2 $3    
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What kind of visit you can have:  First courthouse of Douglas county, built in 1865, converted to a school when the county seat moved in 1916, museum includes courtroom, "Snowshoe" Thompson (mailman who delivered mail over the mountains on skies), blacksmith shop, Victorian Parlor, Country Kitchen.
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Nearby Places to Stay:

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Genoa House Inn B&B 180 Nixon Street
Genoa NV 89411
775 782-7075
Snowshoe Thompson Lodge 2260 Main
Genoa NV 89411
775 782-7286
Wildrose B&B Inn 2332 Main Street
Genoa NV 89411
775 782-5697
Black Bear Inn 1202 Ski Run Boulevard
South Lake Tahoe CA 96150
530 544-4451
Castle at Summer Place 229 Summer Place
Stateline NV 89449
775 586-8338
Jensen Mansion 1431 Ezell Street
Gardnerville NV 89410
775 782-7644
Deer Run Ranch B&B 5440 Eastlake Boulevard
Wahoe Valley NV 89704
775 882-3643
Haus Bavaria 593 North Dyer Circle
Incline Village NV 89451
775 831-6122
Knotty Pine B&B 6779 West Lake Boulevard
Tahoma CA 96142
530 525-1023
Norfolk Woods Inn 6941 West Lake Boulevard
Tahoma CA 96142
530 525-5000
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Best Western Inn 1795 Ironwood Drive
Minden NV 89423
775 782-7766
Avalanche Inn 786 Bigler Court
Stateline NV 89449
775 588-1931
Caesar's Tahoe 55 US Highway 50
Stateline NV 89449
775 588-3515
Holiday Lodge 1591 US Highway 395 N
Minden NV 89423
775 782-2288
Kingsbury Crossing Resort 133 Deer Run Court
Stateline NV 89449
775 588-6247
Lakeside Inn & Casino 168 Highway 50
Stateline NV 89449
775 588-7777
Ridge Crest 415 Tramway Drive
Stateline NV 89449
775 588-3553
Carson Valley Inn 1627 US Highway 395 N
Minden NV 89423
775 782-9711
Tahoe Colony Inn 3794 Montreal Road
South Lake Tahoe CA 96150
530 544-6481
Tahoe Summit Village 750 WELLS FARGO LN
STATELINE, NV 89449
775 588-8571
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Carson Valley Cham Com   http://www.carsonvalleynv.org/
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