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2014-07-29 08:25:11

VIRGINIA CITY, Nev., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Renowned Dayton artist, Steven Saylor, is celebrating the 150(th) anniversary of Nevada statehood by painting "Nine Cheers for the Silver State," featuring current Governor Brian Sandoval, U.S. Senators Harry Reid and Dean Heller, and Mark Amodei, who represents the Northern Nevada congressional district. The painting serves as a fundraiser for the Comstock Foundation for History and Culture, a non-profit organization dedicated to the...

2014-07-15 08:22:57

VIRGINIA CITY, Nev., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Comstock Foundation for History and Culture is pleased to announce that it has entered into a contract with Donovan Mill LLC to purchase 100 percent of the members' interests in the historic Donovan Mill in Silver City. Originally called the Jackson Mill, this important site in Silver City reflects a fully integrated production facility, preserving evidence of one of the earliest experiments in the cyanide processing of gold and...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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