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Governor's Video Statement
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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
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Celebrate Nevada's 150th Birthday with Us

 
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Celebrate Nevada's 150th Birthday with Us

Brian Krolicki's Message

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Official portrait of Nevada's 23rd Governor Mike O'Callaghan hanging in the State Capitol Building in Carson City. Battle Born - Nevada Proud

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 Portrait of Nevada's 23rd Governor Mike O'Callaghan hanging in the State Capitol Building in Carson City. #NV150 http://t.co/KslUTPGvEo 
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Upcoming Nevada 150 events

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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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Ocean Savage – Elementary Sesquicentennial Essay Contest Winner

Name: Ocean Savage School: Hayden Elementary School Nevada’s Hover Dam The Hoover Dam was built between 1931and 1936. It was built during the Great Depression. The Hoover Dam was built in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River, on the bolder between the U.S. states of Arizona and Nevada. Two... Read more
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Nevadan Authors & Books

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Writing Western History | Richard W. Etulain

Historians of the American West are indebted to the pioneering scholars of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries such as Frederick Jackson Turner, Walter Prescott Webb, and Herbert Eugene Bolton. Etulain gathers essays by contemporary historians on ten of these early writers to survey the evolution of a scholarly field.

Richard W. Etulain is professor emeritus of history at the University of New Mexico. Past president of both the Western Literature and the Western History Associations, he lives in Portland Oregon.

Etulian, W., Richard. Spring 2014 University of Nevada Press. University of Nevada Press. Spring 2014. 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

Silver & Copper Medallions

Get the Commemorative Nevada 150th Medallion



Nevadans can now purchase a commemorative silver or copper medallion to celebrate the Silver State's 150th birthday.

Visit the Nevada Legislative Gift Shop to purchase the Commemorative Nevada 150th Medallion. Buy Now

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The Nevada 150 specialty license plates are available for purchase through the DMV. Revenues from the Nevada 150 license plates will generate funds to support projects and events related to the yearlong Nevada 150 celebration!
Nevada 150th License Plate
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Get Your License Plate!