Newsletters

CTHA has been publishing informative, interesting and educational newsletters since 2014.  The most recent editions are here for your convenience.  Older editions can be obtained upon request.  Newer editions are [...]

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Western Emigrant Trail Collection

The Western Emigrant Trail Collection (WETC) is located at Great Basin College. The collection contains many books and research materials related to the Emigrant Trails and the region. The WETC [...]

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Elko Hot Hole

The Elko “Hot Hole” is a camp site mentioned in many of the emigrant journals and diaries.  CTHA, through a matching grant from Travel Nevada has completed fencing the site [...]

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Educational Trunks

In a collaborative effort with the Oregon-California Trails Association (OCTA), funded by a Union Pacific Foundation grant, five educational trunks have been created for teachers around Northern Nevada to use [...]

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Mapping the Hasting Cutoff

The Hastings Cutoff crosses almost 90 miles of northeastern Nevada.  Entering Nevada near Wendover, it roughly parallels Interstate 80 until it rejoins the California Trail west of Elko NV.  While [...]

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Marketing

CTHA has increased visitation 150% since 2012 through aggressive multi-media marketing. The primary sources of our funding are Travel Nevada, the Elko Recreation Board, and the Elko Convention and Visitors [...]

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Translation

CITC guides are available in Spanish and stories are available in Mandarin. With an awareness that just under 30% of the local population and many of the visitors are Hispanic, CTHA [...]

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The Western Emigrant Trail Collection

For some years, books, diaries, professional journals, and other information about the California Trail, Hastings Cutoff and related topics have been donated to or purchased for the California Trail Interpretive [...]

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