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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

Kerryn Ferneyhough – Where the Sun Always Shines

Photo by lovelifeandtravel “Ladies and gentlemen, we are beginning our final descent into Reno.” It’s the same each time I come home. Regardless of where I’ve been in the world, the butterflies start their dance as I silently rejoice. I smile to myself as the monotonous landscape begins to morph... Read more
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Nevada Authors & Books

Janice Oberding | Nevada Writer

I’ve always been fascinated with our state’s rich history, especially as it pertains to true crime, the unusual and the paranormal. 1. Haunted Nevada, which focuses on the history and paranormal of Nevada. 2. Under a Cruel Moon; Floyd Loveless’ Story, Floyd Loveless was the youngest person ever executed by the state of Nevada (Sept 29, 1944) I was intrigued by this story. Research on this book included several interviews with his friends and family members, his attorney, court records personal letters, and a visit to Indiana. 3. Goldfield Its History and Hauntings, A history of Goldfield, the legends and the ghosts who supposedly haunted the Goldfield Hotel.4. Legends and Ghosts of the Lake Tahoe Area, history, including Donner Party, Marilyn Monroe and the ghosts of Tahoe. 5. Infamous Reno, Offbeat crimes and history of Reno.6. Ghosthunters’ Guide to Virginia City, the history and ghosts of Virginia City from the Comstock discovery to the present and the ghosts who are said to haunt certain buildings in the town. 7.The Haunting of Las Vegas, history of Las Vegas from the Lost City to Bugsy Siegel, Elvis and Liberace, and of course the ghosts who haunt the city.

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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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