Historic speakers at Mormon Station State Historic Park Mormon Station State Historic Park is kicking off its Historic Speaker Series on Saturday with three Chautauqua presentations: Anita Watson will portray Mary Oxborrow, a pioneer midwife and healer; Laurie Hickey will give a presentation on the life of Dr. Eliza Cook, one of the first female doctors in Nevada and Bob Ellison will speak on about the life of Orson Hyde, responsible for “the curse of Carson Valley” and naming the town of Genoa. For an extra dose of history, visitors can check out the log cabin museum in between speakers. …
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