Virginia City Historian Ron Gallagher // Saloons and the Big Bonanza

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What many of us know about Virginia City, Nevada and the saloon scene comes from the depiction of "The Bucket of Blood" saloon in the TV show Bonanza. But is that really what the saloons of the Old West really like?

In the Whiskey Lore episodes on Virginia City, we find out this was no one saloon town. In my interview with local historian Ron Gallagher, we learn more about the Comstock, the saloons, and life before and after Bonanza.

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