Pioneer women

Petticoats and Prospecting: Women of the American West

Date(s) - 09/01/2018
10:00 am - 11:00 am


In the 19th century, making a living in the West required perseverance and hard work, often for very little reward in return. While women were a minority, they still braved the inhospitable and dangerous land to mine for gold and silver, run ranches and farms, and found other ways to attain success while contributing to their communities.

Join Southern Nevada Conservancy Interpreter Jordan Thomas and learn how women left a legacy of determination and courage in the American West.