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We returned to Mormon Station State Historic Park. Its a very nice park.
This area was on the California Trail. Mormons and others used the California Trail to travel west.
Mormon Station was established in 1851.
It was also part of the Pony Express Route....More
From the Mormon settlers to the pony express and Snow-Shoe Thompson's great endeavors to even a famous curse, you will walk away from this historic place with more knowledge and appreciation for this area and its founding.
Located in Genoa, NV this is literally a small corner of a wide spot in the road. Apparently it is the first permanent non-native settlement in Nevada. The park features a replica of a 1851 trading post stockade that burned down in 1910. If you...More
This is a very small, but packed with information, restored Mormon trading post that served travelers before they crossed the Sierra Nevada to California. The exhibits explain the origin of the Genoa name and the Mormon "expansion" within the Utah Territory. There is also a...More
Mormon Station is managed by National Parks Service. The grounds are beautifully maintained and they have a wonderful museum with significant historic mementos. Fun and inexpensive place to have a family gathering or just pop in when you're walking around Genoa. There's often events going...More
The Mormon Station is in the center of Genoa, NV. The grounds are beautiful and the settlement is very small but fun to visit....only takes 15 min to see the entire Park. There are a family of deer that live in the town of Genoa...More
If my memory serves me correctly, my friend and I visited the small fort on the last day of the season, which was around October 11th. There are outdoor parts of the park that would be open all year round I suspect. Hope... More
If my memory serves me correctly, my friend and I visited the small fort on the last day of the season, which was around October 11th. There are outdoor parts of the park that would be open all year round I suspect. Hope this helps.