Lecture Series – Anna Harris

Piper's Opera House 12 B. Street, Virginia City

Anna Harris was the first woman in the County of Douglas and possibly the State of Nevada who was granted a Sole Proprietorship License, even though she was married and her husband was still alive.  Anna and her family were instrumental in supplying the Comstock, Bodie, Aurora and other mining areas during the Gold Rush […]

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Bingo at Piper’s Opera House

Piper's Opera House 12 B. Street, Virginia City

Join us each third Thursday of the month for a fun night of Bingo at Piper's Opera House. Must be 21 and older to play - buy-in for five games is $20 (cash only) which will benefit the ongoing restoration of Piper's. Cash prizes for the last game and all other game prizes are donated […]

Lecture Series: “Captain George Whittell, Jr., Thunderbird Lodge’s Lake Tahoe Playboy Millionaire”

Piper's Opera House 12 B. Street, Virginia City

Join us for another exciting lecture brought to you by Piper's Opera House and The Comstock Foundation. Title:  "Captain George Whittell, Jr., Thunderbird Lodge's Lake Tahoe Playboy Millionaire" George Whittell, Jr. was at one time the richest man in America, owning the entire east shore of scenic Lake Tahoe. He grew up on San Francisco's Nob […]

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Lecture Series – History Got It Wrong: Reclaiming the Grosh Brother’s Legacy

Piper's Opera House 12 B. Street, Virginia City

Description: History has a way of enhancing or eroding reality, which is then promulgated by media and fiction becomes fact. For the Grosh Brothers, it deprived them, and their descendants, of their rightful place in America’s history. History Expedition's mission is to discover American West tales and trails which have been lost to time and […]

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Bingo at Piper’s Opera House

Piper's Opera House 12 B. Street, Virginia City

Join us each third Thursday of the month for a fun night of Bingo at Piper's Opera House. Must be 21 and older to play - buy-in for five games is $20 (cash only) which will benefit the ongoing restoration of Piper's. Cash prizes for the last game and all other game prizes are donated […]

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Bingo at Piper’s Opera House

Piper's Opera House 12 B. Street, Virginia City

Join us each third Thursday of the month for a fun night of Bingo at Piper's Opera House. Must be 21 and older to play - buy-in for five games is $20 (cash only) which will benefit the ongoing restoration of Piper's. Cash prizes for the last game and all other game prizes are donated […]

Lecture Series: “Maude Adams”

Piper's Opera House 12 B. Street, Virginia City

Join us for another exciting lecture brought to you by Piper's Opera House and The Comstock Foundation. Title:  "Maude Adams" Maude Adams was an American actress and stage designer who achieved her greatest success as the character Peter Pan first playing the role in the 1905 Broadway production of Peter Pan or The Boy Who […]

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Bingo at Piper’s Opera House

Piper's Opera House 12 B. Street, Virginia City

Join us each third Thursday of the month for a fun night of Bingo at Piper's Opera House. Must be 21 and older to play - buy-in for five games is $20 (cash only) which will benefit the ongoing restoration of Piper's. Cash prizes for the last game and all other game prizes are donated […]

Lecture Series – The Life & Times of the 4th Bonanza King, William O’Brien

Piper's Opera House 12 B. Street, Virginia City

Have you ever wondered about the fourth Comstock King? You've heard of Mackay, Fair, and Flood, but what of O'Brien - the one they called The Jolly Millionaire? Come and learn about his life, his generosity and his congenial nature; learn about the social scandals that surrounded him, and how he was duped by a pair […]

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Lecture Series – More Than Petticoats: Female Prospectors of Nevada, Jordan Thomas

Piper's Opera House 12 B. Street, Virginia City

For many people, the word prospector conjures an image of tough, rowdy men panning for gold in boom towns across the west. However, many daring and determined women caught the gold fever and set out hoping to strike their fortune in the desert and mountains of Nevada. From Josie Pearl staking her first claim at […]

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