november, 2023

thu16nov4:30 pm8:30 pmGold Hill Hosts a Lecture Series Janice Oberding4:30 pm - 8:30 pm Gold Hill Hotel, 1540 South Main StEvents:Local Events,Major Events,This Week


(Thursday) 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Gold Hill Hotel

1540 South Main St

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The Lecture Series continues at the Gold Hill Hotel on Thursday, November 16 with Janice Oberding - A Murder Most Foul - Not One, but Two Mysterious Virginia City Murders Revealed". Dinner starts at 4:30 p.m. and the lecture starts at 7 p.m. Murder Most Foul—two strange murders that took place in mid-20th century Virginia City. Everyone in Virginia City knows parts of this story, but they don’t know it all. The mysterious death of Rose Harvey that closed the doors of brothels and ended legalized prostitution in Virginia City–how and why did Rose end up in that basement? Why did the Doctor and his Lady kill Richard Ghilotti? Bio: Historian/paranormal investigator Janice Oberding is the author of over forty non-fiction books on Nevada’s, history, true crime, ghosts, and hauntings. Her whodunit books in the Virginia City Mystery series take place in Virginia City circa late 1860s. She lectures in Nevada and throughout the US on Nevada’s history, true crime, hauntings, and ghosts. She is the admin of the popular Virginia City, Nevada group on Facebook with over 20,000 members. Janice has taught continuing education classes on foreign film, book publishing, and internet writing at Truckee Meadows Community College and at the Western Nevada Community College in Carson City. She also taught the first-ever online WebCT ghosthunting class at Great Basin College in Elko Nevada in 2001. She was instrumental in the creation of TMCC’s Paranormal Conference which has evolved into the current Nevada Paranormal Series. In 2009 Truckee Meadows Community College awarded Janice the part-time instructor of the year award for her ghost hunting 101 classes. Janice has appeared on countless TV shows and consulted for others seeking Nevada locations, history, and stories. Janice is currently working on her PhD thesis in the metaphysical sciences. The lecture starts at 7 p.m. and costs $10 per person. Tickets are available HERE. Arrive early to enjoy dinner before the lecture! Dinner is served before the lecture at 4:30, 5, & 5:30 p.m.


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