(Thursday) 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Gold Hill Hotel
1540 South Main St
Kim Harris continues the 2023 Gold Hill Hotel lecture and entertainment series Thursday night September 21st at the Gold Hill Hotel! She will be doing a Chautauqua performance as Wild Horse Annie.
Kim Harris continues the 2023 Gold Hill Hotel lecture and entertainment series Thursday night September 21st at the Gold Hill Hotel! She will be doing a Chautauqua performance as Wild Horse Annie. The lecture starts at 7 p.m.
“Wild Horse Annie” (Bio):
In 1950, Velma Bronn Johnston, a shy Nevada ranch wife and secretary, came upon a horse trailer leaking blood. When she discovered the destination of the trailer and its occupants – a trio of terrified and badly injured wild horses – she launched a crusade that eventually reached the halls of Congress and forever changed the way America treats the mustangs and burros that roam free on public lands.
Velma will share with you how she came to embrace the intended slur “Wild Horse Annie”, and how she inspired a nation of horse lovers to get behind her fight to save the wild mustangs from extinction.
Kim Harris (Bio):
Kim Harris is an accomplished Chautauquan who has portrayed living history characters at various venues including the Genoa Cowboy Festival, Piper’s Opera House, the Gold Hill Hotel, Granlibakken, Dangberg Historic Park, and The Lake Tahoe Chautauqua Festival.
Harris currently serves as Events Manager at Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park in Minden, NV, and is the owner and operator of Western History ALIVE! where she portrays several Chautauqua characters including Charley Parkhurst, Libbie Bacon Custer, and Lizzie Borden.
Harris was born and raised at Donner Lake, CA growing up immersed in the history of our West. She enjoys not only sharing what she has learned about our history but continuously learning from those who have lived it themselves.
The lecture starts at 7:00 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
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