Interesting Things to Do In Carson Valley ... Take a Day Trip To Genoa Nevada

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Interesting Things to Do In Carson Valley

Take a Day Trip To Genoa Nevada 

For those looking to absorb some local history and experience one of Western Nevada’s quaintest communities, plan a day in Genoa, Nevada. 

Genoa, Nevada
Genoa Town Park  Genoa Nevada  Lisa Wetzelwas officially founded in 1851 by a Mormon merchant from Salt Lake City, Colonel John Reese. Touted by some to be Nevada’s Oldest Settlement, the town of Genoa is the site of the Original Mormon Fort which also was founded by Reese and recorded in the first land claim filed in the New Utah Territory as Mormon Station.

The PioneerAtmosphere has been preserved in the many historic buildings and sites throughout the town ship. These include the Genoa Town Hall, Genoa Town Park, the Genoa
Genoa Candy Day 2011  Lisa wetzel Community Church, The Genoa County Courthouse and Museum, and the Mormon Station State Park and Museum.

One of the liveliest community events of the year in Genoa is the annual Genoa Candy Dance. A long lived tradition that locals love and visitors come from far and wide to experience.  Slated this year for September 24th and 25th … mark your calendars and plan to enjoy a fun filled weekend of crafts, foods, candy and dancing in the beautiful Sierra Foothills of Carson Valley.

The Town of Genoa offers an amazing website full of tips and tricks to make your Genoa, Nevada visit a trip to Remember.

When it comes to choosing professionals to assist you with your Northern Nevada Real Estate needs … Experience is Priceless!  Lisa Wetzel & Jim Valentine, CDPE, SFR, RE/MAX Realty Affiliates, 775-781-5472.


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Comments (4)

Maria Morton
Platinum Realty - Kansas City, MO
Kansas City Real Estate 816-560-3758
Lisa, Genoa Nevada would be a wonderful place to visit! Enjoy the candy dance this year!
Sep 06, 2011 04:38 PM
Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400
The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803 - Plainview, NY
Long Island Condo and Home Specialists

Lisa, Always interesting to learn about new places and events happening across the country. Genoa NV sounds like a great place!

Sep 07, 2011 01:11 AM
Lisa Wetzel
RE/MAX Realty Affiliates - Carson City, NV

Maria ... Thanks for stopping by!

Larry and Sheila ... I agree, I enjoy getting a local perspective.

Sep 07, 2011 03:11 AM
Jim Valentine
RE/MAX Realty Affiliates - Gardnerville, NV

Genoa is certainly a bright spot in our community!  One of the original settlements ... a matter open for debate ... and key to Nevada History!  There are so many fun family activities available there and its such a growing and thriving community!  Make a visit to Genoa high one you list if Carson Valley, Nevada activities.

Sep 07, 2011 04:25 PM