Lecture Series Continues – Thursday, August 1st with Mike Fischer’s “Dominique Laxalt, An Iron Man that Started in a Wooden Wagon”
We are pleased to continue the 2019 Lecture Series with the Comstock Foundation for History and Culture!
Dinner starts at 5:00 p.m. and lecture starts at 7:00 p.m.
The legendary Laxalt family is well known in Nevada. In many ways, Dominique Laxalt is the prototypical Basque. Leaving his homeland to seek economic opportunity in America, he struggled but through hard work and perseverance, succeeded against long odds. There is no way that could have occurred without the aid of his wife, Theresa. The program follows the ups and downs of of the Laxalt family’s journey and ends with the successes of the next Laxalt generation as Theresa and Dominique go to their final rewards!
Bio: Mike Fischer, a life long Nevadan and former Dental Surgeon, Once retired he served as the “Director of the Nevada Department of Cultural Affairs” under Governor Gibbons and Governor Sandoval’s Cabinet until the department was formally disbanded. He is now an independent scholar whose interests include the history of Nevada, cowboys, ranching, politics, bootlegging, gambling and crime.
Lecture starts at 7:00 p.m. and costs $5 per person.
Come early and enjoy dinner before the lecture! We Serve dinner before the lecture at 5, 5:30, & 6 p.m.
Please fill out this reservation form to sign up for this interesting lecture: