Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Naming Reno, Nevada

From: "SW Kolterman" sw.kolterman@att.net

[Is it true as stated in Nothing Like it in the World, by Stephen Ambrose] that Charles Crocker named 'Reno' by pulling the name out of hat? I'm researching Myron Lake, Reno's founder, and I'd like to nail this down or not. …

—Steve Kolterman, Reno, Nevada