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<big>'''Welcome to Carsonpedia'''</big>\n\n[[Image:Capitol From Street.jpg|thumb|400 px]]\n[[Image:Entering Carson City.jpg|thumb|400 px]]\n\nCarsonpedia is the online encyclopedia of [[Carson City]], [[Nevada]], and surrounding areas. It covers the history, people, buildings, and events of Carson City, as well as surrounding communities such as the [[Carson Valley]], [[The Comstock]], [[Dayton]], [[Mound House]], and the [[Washoe Valley]].\n\nCarsonpedia is being developed as part of the [[Carson City Sesquicentennial]] celebration, but it is our hope that it will grow and prosper far beyond 2008.\n\nEveryone is encouraged to edit and add to Carsonpedia. The site is built on the same platform as the popular [http://en.wikipedia.org Wikipedia] encyclopedia, so anyone familiar with using and editing Wikipedia will be comfortable on Carsonpedia. If you're not familiar with Wikipedia, it's easy to learn. Every page has an "edit" button at the top that can be used to make changes to the page.\n\nThe search box to the left can be used to search for topics on Carsonpedia. If a page doesn't exist for your topic, please go ahead and create one!\n\nCarsonpedia is a production of [http://www.aroundcarson.com Around Carson], the community blog for Carson City, and is affiliated with the [http://wnhpc.com/ Western Nevada Historic Photo Collection].\n\n==Getting Started==\n\nHere are a few links to get you started reading Carsonpedia. You can also search for topics using the search box on the left.\n\n* [[Special:Newpages|Newly created pages]]\n* [[Special:Categories|List of Categories]]\n* [[Special:Popularpages|Most-viewed pages on the site]]\n* For amusing Carson City Stories, some true, some fiction, some a mixture of both, go to the [[Carson City Stories]] page.
 
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Welcome to Carsonpedia\n\n
Capitol From Street.jpg
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Entering Carson City.jpg
\n\nCarsonpedia is the online encyclopedia of Carson City, Nevada, and surrounding areas. It covers the history, people, buildings, and events of Carson City, as well as surrounding communities such as the Carson Valley, The Comstock, Dayton, Mound House, and the Washoe Valley.\n\nCarsonpedia is being developed as part of the Carson City Sesquicentennial celebration, but it is our hope that it will grow and prosper far beyond 2008.\n\nEveryone is encouraged to edit and add to Carsonpedia. The site is built on the same platform as the popular Wikipedia encyclopedia, so anyone familiar with using and editing Wikipedia will be comfortable on Carsonpedia. If you're not familiar with Wikipedia, it's easy to learn. Every page has an "edit" button at the top that can be used to make changes to the page.\n\nThe search box to the left can be used to search for topics on Carsonpedia. If a page doesn't exist for your topic, please go ahead and create one!\n\nCarsonpedia is a production of Around Carson, the community blog for Carson City, and is affiliated with the Western Nevada Historic Photo Collection.\n\n==Getting Started==\n\nHere are a few links to get you started reading Carsonpedia. You can also search for topics using the search box on the left.\n\n* Newly created pages\n* List of Categories\n* Most-viewed pages on the site\n* For amusing Carson City Stories, some true, some fiction, some a mixture of both, go to the Carson City Stories page.