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Celebrate Nevada's Birthday!

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Governor's Video Statement
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Celebrate Nevada's Birthday!

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Governor's Video Statement
Click to view Governor's Message

Celebrate Nevada's Birthday!

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Governor's Video Statement
Click to view Governor's Message

Celebrate Nevada's Birthday!

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Governor's Video Statement
Click to view Governor's Message
Nevada 150 specialty license plates are available for purchase through the DMV until October 31, 2016. Revenues from the license plates will generate funds to support projects and events related to the Nevada 150 celebration!
Nevada 150th License Plate
Silver & Copper Medallions

Get the Commemorative Nevada 150th Medallions



Nevadans can purchase commemorative silver or copper medallions to celebrate the Silver State's 150th birthday. Learn how to purchase a Commemorative Nevada 150th Medallion. design element
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Built and Donated by Las Vegas Harley-Davidson

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I'm a Nevadan; this is my story

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“The Tree of Nevada” by Art Sistare

Carson City resident Art Sistare presents this poem as a heartfelt gift to Nevada at its 150th birthday, a poem for the ages. Once, Time was newborn Wailing At bright blue skies And cold dark nights, Sprinkled with star light Shining. They rained upon A silent Falling Across the mountain... Read more
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Nevada Authors & Books

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Ducks Ducks | by Theodocia Swecker

The days are cold. Winter is coming fast to the Nevada Mountains. The white ducks need a warm spot to sleep — so does the old mountain lion. Like children who want to snuggle with their moms, the ducks find a purrrfect spot to sleep. And the old mountain lion gains something he never had before.

There’s more magic beyond the words. Find the hidden stars and other secrets too. There are surprises in each illustration.

Swecker, Theodocia. Ducks Ducks. Ducks Pub, 1998. Print.

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Nevada Sesquicentennial
Honorary Poet

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Dame Nevada
by Waddie Mitchell

There's a basin, wrought of reason,
tortoise dry and clean of air
Where rivers hike to meet their fate,
get lost and disappear
Where Grand Adventure had a say
and different would prevail
And where only hardy life hangs on
to all that it entails... Read More

Nevada Day Parades

Thank you to all those who participated. It was the greatest Nevada Day yet!
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