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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

A Nevada Mining Family

Kittie Burke arrived in the United States as a small child and in 1880 we find her at 20 years old working as a waitress in Virginia City. She marries miner James Burke and as mine output tapers off, they move to the new boomtown of Tombstone, Arizona, where they... Read more
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Nevada Authors & Books

Nancy Scott | Nevada Author

Nancy Scott is a retired elementary school teacher who lives in Carson City. She taught for 25 years in Lyon County. Having read thousands of children’s books during her career, she wanted to write one that told about the variety of animals and plants of Northern Nevada to show children that a desert does not mean a sandscape.

Nancy is the author of “Rabbit’s Desert Adventure” which is about Rabbit, a white cat, who ventures into the desert behind her home. She meets some friendly animals who warn her about animals that are not so friendly. It is based on a true story.

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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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