Douglas County

Sponsored by: Seniors Point of View with support from Senior Spectrum Newpaper

Nevada Lifestyle Douglas County 2024 Edition

Douglas County, Nevada – DOUGLAS COUNTY

The history of Douglas County, Nevada, is a rich tapestry woven through time, showcasing the resilience and spirit of its early settlers. The area was originally inhabited by the Washoe Native American tribe, who thrived along the Carson River for thousands of years. Read more…

Douglas County, Nevada – DANGBERG HOME RANCH HISTORIC PARK

In 1848, an eighteen-year-old named Heinrich Friedrich Dangberg embarked on a journey to America. After five years, he ventured out west and constructed a log cabin. With much diligence, he cleared and cultivated his land and later married Margaret Ferris, a member of a prominent American family. Read more…

Douglas County, Nevada – GENOA SANTA

The journey of Genoa Santa commenced in 2020 at the Lowe’s store in Carson City. I found myself appointed as the store Santa, not by choice, but rather by obligation, simply because I was the sole gentleman in possession of a white beard within the premises. Within a mere half-minute of occupying the front of the store, a young girl made her entrance, catching sight of me and swiftly rushing over, wrapping her legs around mine in a warm embrace while proclaiming her adoration for Santa. Needless to say, I was astounded that my inaugural experience as Santa Claus would be such a wondrous one. Read more…

Douglas County, Nevada – “EYE OF RIE” PHOTOGRAPHY & TINTYPE

“EYE OF RIE” PHOTOGRAPHY & TINTYPE –    I’m a Photographer and Tintype artist based in Nevada and working everywhere.  I was born in South Lake Tahoe, CA and grew up in the Carson Valley.  One of my passions is pairing my creative viewpoint along with the American West to produce beautifully refined art pieces.  I attempt to use my creative “eye” to capture what most don’t see, therefore, developing “Eye of Rie” Photography  & Tintype.  I have had the honor of placing 1st in the Shooting the West Photography symposium in 2012 sponsored by National Geographic, featured in Analog Forever Magazine along with other published works.  I have also contributed to the Clear Creek Tahoe development as a featured artist. Along with digital fine art photography, I am passionately pursuing the art of Tintype.  This is a beautiful 1800’s Read more…

Douglas County, Nevada – MORMON STATION STATE HISTORIC PARK

Located in the charming town of Genoa, Nevada, you will find the enchanting Mormon Station State Historic Park. Walking into this park feels like stepping back in time, as it houses the first permanent settlement by non-native people in Nevada. Read more…

Douglas County, Nevada – NEVADA BEACH

Nevada Beach, nestled in the stunning Douglas County, is a hidden gem waiting to be explored.

As you step onto the soft sand, you’ll be greeted by breathtaking views of the crystal-clear waters of Lake Tahoe, surrounded by majestic snow-
capped mountains. Read more…

Douglas County, Nevada – RIVER FORK RANCH TRAILHEAD

Embark on a journey to acquaint yourself with Nevada’s untamed aspect by taking on the trail system meandering through pristine scenery at the awe-inspiring 800-acre River Fork Ranch Preserve. Read more…