More than 600 mining settlements once called Nevada home. Explore the mystique surrounding these last vestiges of the Old West that has made them a source of fascination for thousands of visitors. Take a journey through stories of famous and not-so-famous sites. Gain first-hand perspective with a field trip to the historic Fourth Ward School in Virginia City, the Nevada State Museum in Carson City and, if time allows, the Virginia City cemetery. You must provide your own transportation.