Carson Valley Historic Walking/Driving Tour Map

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Carson Valley Historic Walking/Driving Tour Map

Carson Valley, Nevada, Nevada, USA

Stop by the Carson Valley Visitors Authority and pick up the Walking/Driving Tour Map for a self-guided tour of historic and recreational points of interest in Gardnerville, Genoa, Minden, and the rest of Carson Valley. Through this journey you will learn about:  "Lucky Bill" Thorington and why he was the first man to be hanged in Nevada; the Oldest Bar in Nevada (Genoa Bar & Saloon); the historic Genoa Cemetery, where many early pioneers (including Snowshoe Thompson) are buried; and Cradlebaugh Bridge, where a waterwheel was the inspiration for the Ferris wheel's invention by George Washington Ferris.


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