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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

Bud Hicks – Hicks Family in Nevada

Most Nevadans didn’t start out in Nevada – my mother and dad moved to Nevada with their 3 sons in the 1950’s to get away from the snarl that Southern California was becoming.  They settled in northern Nevada because it reminded them of their own home state of Colorado, and... Read more
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Nevada Authors & Books

Tupelo Hassman | Nevada Writer’s Hall of Fame

2013 Silver Pen Recipient – Tupelo Hassman is a graduate of Columbia University’s M. F. A. program. Her debut novel, Girlchild, is the story of Rory Dawn Hendrix, a young girl growing up in the Calle, a cluster of mobile homes on a plot of dust outside of Reno.

Nevada Writers Hall of Fame.University Libraries, Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center. 02 Jan 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

Nevada Day Parades

Thank you to all those who participated. It was the greatest Nevada Day yet!
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