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Festival honors Snowshoe Thompson

The Carson Valley Historical Society 14th annual Snowshoe Thompson Festival is scheduled June 23 and 24 at the historic Genoa Morman Station State Park.

This year the society is cooperating with the Genoa Greater Business Association in a joint effort with the Snowshoe Thompson committee to dedicate a statue of Snowshoe Thompson on the grounds of the park.

The festival includes antiques and collectibles, arts and crafts, speciality booths, historical presentations, demonstrations, ethnic foods and raffles.

Applications are available for the arts and crafts section and the antiques and collectible area. The festival weekend rate of $50 is for a 10-foot-square reserved space.

For information and application for arts and crafts contact Mary Jane Harding at (775) 265-7074. For antiques and collectibles contact Grace Bower at (775) 265-6097.

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