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Twain talk will raise funds for historic Fourth Ward School

A Mark Twain expert from Connecticut is making his first visit to Virginia City this week to help raise money to make needed repairs at the Comstock’s historic Fourth Ward School. Steve Courtney is the publicist and publisher for the Mark Twain House and Museum in Hartford, Conn. He plans a lecture about Twain’s Connecticut home during Friday night’s fundraiser at the Gold Hill Hotel. “This is a good opportunity to bring in a heavy hitter in Twain scholarship,” former Nevada historic preservation officer Ron James told the Reno Gazette-Journal. The school, which opened in 1876, has some major problems …

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