Historical setting

Historians Guy Louis Rocha (left) and Eric Moody chatted at a memorial gathering at the Nevada Historical Society honoring the late Phil Earl, an NHS staffer. Earl was also author of the long-running “This Was Nevada” newspaper column.

Historians Guy Louis Rocha (left) and Eric Moody chatted at a memorial gathering at the Nevada Historical Society honoring the late Phil Earl, an NHS staffer. Earl was also author of the long-running “This Was Nevada” newspaper column.

PHOTO/ DENNIS MYERS