Spirits & Spirits: Presentation by Janice Oberding

October 27 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

This Presentation Covers the Importance of the Railroad to the Silver State’s History, and the Part the Railroad Played in the State’s Folklore and Ghosts.
Oct. 27 5:30pm
$35 General Public Ticket
$30 Friends of the NSRM Ticket
Tickets for sale at Nevada State Railroad Museum
All proceeds go to the Friends of the Nevada State Railroad Museum
More information to come!
Janice Oberding Bio
Janice is a former docent Nevada Historical Society and Fourth Ward School Museum Virginia City.
BS from the University of Metaphysical Science and is currently working on Doctorate Thesis.
Author of over forty books including: The Big Book of Nevada Ghost Stories, Amazing Nevada, Haunted Virginia City and Murders Mysteries and Misdemeanors of Reno and Northern Nevada.
In addition to her books, Janice’s work has been published in the Old Town San Diego Newspaper, Fun and Fit Las Vegas and also appears in other books: Weird Las Vegas and Nevada, Weird Hauntings, Weird Encounters, and Jeff Belanger’s Encyclopedia of Haunted Places, as well as Ghost Magazine and FATE Magazine.
2001 Janice created History Mystery Ghost Walk (Biggest Little City Ghost Walk) in downtown Reno, which was recognized as an official Nevada 150 event in 2014 (State of Nevada Sesquicentennial.)
2004 Fall issue of Ghost Magazine listed Janice as one of three pioneer icons in the paranormal field, along with Hans Holzer and Peter James.
2009 Janice was awarded the part time instructor of the year award at Truckee Meadows Community College for her ghost hunting classes.
Janice has taught continuing education classes on foreign film, book publishing and internet writing at TMCC and at the Western Nevada Community college in Carson City. Janice taught the first ever online WebCt ghosthunting class at Great Basin College in Elko Nevada in 2001 and has taught such classes as Nevada’s History and Hauntings at Western Nevada Community College in Carson City and Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC) in Reno, Nevada. She was instrumental in the creation of TMCC’s Paranormal Conference which has evolved into the current Nevada Paranormal Series.
Janice lectures on Nevada’s history, true crime, ghosts and haunted locations locally and across the country. She has produced paranormal events in Las Vegas, Goldfield, Reno, Virginia City and throughout Nevada.
Janice has consulted for the Syfy Channel, Channel, the History Channel, LivingTV and the Travel Channel. She has appeared in episodes of Dead Famous for Two Four productions LivingTV (Sinatra Vegas/Goldfield episode, Thunderbird Lodge episode, and Cal-Neva episode) Travel Channel’s Haunted Hotels (Cal-Neva episode,) Scariest Places on Earth (Goldfield Hotel episode,) and Ghost Adventures (Goldfield Hotel episodes and Virginia City episodes). She was invited to accompany the Ghost Hunters TV crew (Jason Hawes and Grant Wilson) to Alcatraz and consulted as historian on that particular episode. She is one of few people, other than those incarcerated there, who have spent three nights at Alcatraz.
Member Western Writers of America
Member Reno Historic Preservation Society
Member Comstock Foundation for History and Culture
Member/Docent Nevada State Prison Preservation Society
Member Friends of the Washoe County Library
Member Historic Fourth Ward School Museum Virginia City
Member St. Mary’s Art Center Virginia City
Member Nevada Museum of Art
Member Sierra Arts Foundation
Member Oddfellows Yerba Buena Lodge #15 (San Francisco)


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