- Historic Sites
Mormon Station State Historic Park
Mormon Station is the site of Nevada's first permanent nonnative settlement. A replica of the original trading post built in 1851 houses a small museum with relics of pioneer days. Picnic and group facilities are available. Mormon Station is located in the small town of Genoa, 12 miles south of Carson City via U.S. 395 and State Route 206. Annual programs and activities include: July 4th, "Pops in the Park" with the Sierra Philharmonic Orchestra; September, The Candy Dance Arts & Crafts Festival is always the last full weekend in Septermber (September 27-28, 2008); The Sierra Mormon Pioneers(June 21, 2008) provides a one-day living history re-enactment.