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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

Old Helldorado Time (Courtesy of Elks Lodge #1468)

Lee Butts – One Helldorado of a Good Time

Our state’s landmark anniversary presents an opportunity for people across the state to remember and reflect upon our rich roots. In fact, Eldorado’s past, harkening back to the Great Depression, has withstood the test of time. The Las Vegas Helldorado event was created in 1934, a time of booming expansion... Read more
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Nevada Authors & Books

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Nevada 150 Years in the Silver State | edited by Geoff Schumacher

October 31, 2014, will mark the 150th anniversary of Nevada’s statehood. The official commemorative volume of the Nevada Sesquicentennial, Nevada: 150 Years in the Silver State is a compelling historical, visual, and cultural portrait of the “Battle Born” state. Editor Geoff Schumacher, a well-known Nevada journalist and author, brings together contributions from the state’s finest writers and photographers. This ambitious book profiles each of Nevada’s seventeen counties, as well as its diverse cultural treasures.

Schumacher, Geoff. “Spring 2014 Nevada Press”. nvbooks.nevada.edu. University of Nevada Press. Spring 2014. Web. 17 Apr. 2014.

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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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