The Fourth Ward School Museum is a magnificent historic structure and major national museum dedicated to the history of education. The group also maintains a deep set of public archives, historic documents, and maps.
The Historic Fourth Ward School Museum & Archives: Built in 1876, the Historic Fourth Ward School is the only four-storied, Victorian Era, Second Empire, wood school building in existence in the United States. It is home to the first two graduates from a Nevada school, both women, in the class of 1878. This National Historic Landmark District museum is dedicated to the history of education and the Comstock Lode. The museum includes an archival collection of over 6,000 photographs, 1,200 artifacts and 5,000 documents relating to education and Storey County. Contact information for this treasured museum is:
The Virginia City Senior Center supports local seniors with a cafeteria and meals on wheels. For many local seniors it is the most critical means of nutritious meals that support their health. If you are interested to help keep these wheels turning for our elderly, contact for the senior center is:
Virginia City Senior Center
Stacy Gilbert- Executive Director
100 Mill Street PO Box 786
Virginia City, NV 89440
Lockwood Senior Center is a congregate meal site that Storey County contracts with Washoe County to provide meals. If you are interested to help with their meal program, contact for the community/senior center is:
Lockwood Community/Senior Center
800 Peri Ranch Road
Lockwood, NV 89434
The Mark Twain Community Center is a tax exempt entity to provide resources and facilities for the promotion of goodwill, educational opportunities and training for the Mark Twain residents for the ex-press purpose of neighborhood improvement and growth.
The Mark Twain Community Center is the home to a wide variety of community activities. The Center hosts a branch of the Storey County Library and a complete computer lab with classes, as well as a kitchen and meeting rooms. Throughout the year there are a number of community activities at the MTCC. In addition, the Center hosts a number of private groups and 12 STEP programs. If you are interested to help or rent this community center, contact for the community center is:
Mark Twain Community Center
500 Sam Clemens Ave
Dayton, NV 89403