Date & Time:

Saturday 10/22/2022
11:00 am-12:00 pm


Steve Owens


California Trail Interpretive Center


  • Literary

Event Details

Emigrants traveling on the California Trail often spoke of having “seen the elephant” at some point during their journey. Join Dr. Steve Owens with Southern Nevada Conservancy and explore the origins of this phrase. You’ll take a tour of the exhibits to see how emigrants used the phrase in their journals, and what types of situations prompted the use of this unusual phrase.


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