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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

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

Patty Cafferata, I Traveled the Back and Main Roads of Nevada

I moved to Reno just before my 10th birthday in 1950. At the time, Reno boasted about being the biggest city in the state with a population of about 50,000. I graduated from St. Thomas Aquinas Grade School and Bishop Manogue High School, both schools were situated along the banks... Read more
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Nevada Authors & Books

Kaaren Thomas and AJ Hicks | Fortune’s Trail

Fortune’s Trail often leads to unlikely destinations.

Nevada gained statehood only because of its silver reserves. Otherwise
it was a wasteland, a haven for vices of all kinds, attracting misfits, outcasts
and ne’er-do-wells.

Some will win, some will lose.  Together they helped build one of America’s greatest cities. This is their story.

Like the characters in their novel, Kaaran Thomas and A.J. (“Bud”) Hicks have built their futures in Nevada. Attorneys with preeminent Nevada law firm McDonald Carano Wilson, they are among the state’s best know and most-respected lawyers in corporate restructuring and gaming.

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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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