Historic clothing exhibit at Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park on October 29-31 and November 6-7Posted by jkittrell on Oct 25, 2010 in News, State Parks | Comments Off
MINDEN, Nev. – Nevada State Parks invites the public to attend an exhibit of historic clothing from the Dangberg Home Ranch’s extensive collection. The exhibit will be held over Nevada Day weekend and the first weekend in November.
The exhibit will feature clothing worn by three generations of the Dangberg family. Included are the 1898 wedding gown worn by Gertrude Dangberg, casual and formal clothing worn by Gertrude and her four daughters in the 1920s through the 1960s, and children’s clothing from the 1910s and 1930s worn by the daughters and Gertrude’s grandson, C. Stephen Achard Jr.
A highlight of the exhibit is the christening dress first worn in 1866 by Fred Dangberg Jr., that was recently donated to the park by Achard. Visitors will also see a range of men’s and women’s hats, shoes, jewelry and accessories from throughout the 20th century.
WHAT: Historic Clothing Exhibit
WHEN: Friday-Sunday, October 29-31, and Saturday-Sunday November 6-7, noon – 4:00 p.m.
WHERE: The park is located at 1450 Highway 88, one-half mile south of the Carson Valley Swim Center. A map and further information can be found at parks.nv.gov/hr.htm or by calling 775-783-9417.
WHO: The event is open to the public.
COST: $3.00 for adults, free for children under 13.
CONTACT: Mark Jensen, 775-783-9417, email@example.com.