15960 Callahan Rd, Reno, NV 89511

Callahan Park

Park Description:

Phillip & Anne Callahan Park is a 25-acre Washoe County park without restrooms. The park features access to trails and a historic schoolhouse.

Park Amenities:

Playground, horseshoe area, picnic area, barbeque area, hiking trails, and tables/benches.

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References & Further Info:

  • Washoe County Parks and Open Spaces - Phillip and Annie Callahan Park

  • Annie Callahan of Galena Creek Ranch is dead. (1952, November 14). Nevada State Journal , p. 9.

  • Beffort, B. (2001, June 7). Galena Creek Trail winds off the beaten path. Reno Gazette Journal , p. 3E.

  • Broughton, N. J. (1988). Harry P. Callahan: The Callahan family and ranch. Reno: University of Nevada Oral History Program, Catalog #144.

  • Brush fire near Washoe City spreading rapidly through valley. (1915, September 23). Reno Evening Gazette , p. 1.

  • City water plan backed by capital. (1913, October 29). Reno Evening Gazette , p. 1.

  • Classified Ads. (1941, June 17). Reno Evening Gazette , p. 11.

  • Classified: Livestock. (1951, August 15). Reno Evening Gazette , p. 18.

  • County votes to purchase historic Galena schoolhouse. (2006, September 13). Reno Gazette Journal , p. 4A.

  • Death takes ranch owner. (1951, November 20). Reno Evening Gazette , p. 11.

  • Extinguish fire at Galena Creek. (1921, August 19). Reno Evening gazette , p. 8.

  • Family reunion held. (1939, May 25). Reno Evening Gazette , p. 14.

  • Farm home burns and occupants injured. (1933, February 6). Reno Evening Gazette , p. 10.

  • Flash flood from Galena Creek maroons family, blocks highway. (1952, July 30). Nevada State Journal , p. 1.

  • Galena Creek Schoolhouse. (n.d.). Retrieved July 10, 2019, from Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galena_Creek_Schoolhouse

  • Galena, Washoe County, Nevada. (n.d.). Retrieved July 10, 2019, from Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galena,_Washoe_County,_Nevada

  • Galloway, P. (1975, August 1). Volunteer fire fighters dedicated to saving their trees and homes. Reno Gazette Journal , p. 6.

  • Government crew at work on fire. (1921, August 15). Reno Evening Gazette , p. 6.

  • Local government digest: Galena schoolhouse. (2006, September 10). Reno Gazette Journal , p. 15A.

  • Matt Callahan is found dead. (1929, November 27). Reno Evening Gazette , p. 12.

  • Mitchell, J. (1988, October 13). Parks tax supporters: Passage is critical. Reno Gazette Journal , p. 2C.

  • Mother, Four Children Rescued by Snomobile. (1952, Januar 17). Nevada State Journal , p. 14.

  • O'Driscoll, H. (1997, January 11). Callahan Ranch. Reno Gazette Journal , p. 18.

  • O'Driscoll, H. (2000, July 16). Head to the new parks. Reno Gazette Journal , p. 7B.

  • others), C. B. (1913, December 22). Letter to the Editor: Ranchers protest against Galena Plan. Reno Evening Gazette , p. 2.

  • Parks. (1999, July 8). Reno Gazette Journal , p. 3A.

  • Phillip Callahan is dead from injuries. (1940, September 23). Reno Evening Gazette .

  • Ranch fire reported. (1921, June 24). Reno Evening Gazette , p. 8.

  • Ranches get supplies being flown by plane. (1952, January 18). Nevada State Journal , p. 14.

  • Reno auto damaged as it hits cow on road. (1934, September 24). Nevada State Journal , p. 6.

  • Voyles, S. (2006, September 25). Historic school spurs memories. Reno Gazette Journal , p. 1.

  • Walton-Buchanan, H. (2013). Land of the Buckaroo: Historic ranches of western Nevada. Reno: Jack Bacon & Co.

  • Water question of city to ocme before council at session of tonight. (1913, December 22). Reno Evening Gazette , p. 1.

  • Wounded youth is recovering. (1950, November 7). Reno Evening Gazette , p. 11.

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Jill Richardson (history)

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