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The story behind Nevada's "Battle Born" nickname. #NV150

Civil War left its mark on Nevada

What might have been ... but Rhyolite was always more about bull than bullion.

Rhyolite’s boom was a bust

Virginia City grew from 2,345 in 1860 to 7,046 a decade later. #nv150

Tough, understated, built to survive. A state flower that fits #nv150

Carson City has maintained a small-town feel since 1858 #nv150

Divorce capital: Six-week split spurred Nevada economy #nv150

Cowboy poet Mitchell named honorary poet for Nevada’s 150th birthday celebration #nv150

Before she died in December 1925, the Washoe Indian basket maker called Dat So La Lee insisted that she should be buried with one of her baskets. #nv150

Washoe Indian woman’s art adorns museums

Plenty of reminders are around to this day that Howard Hughes ranks as perhaps the most influential person in Las Vegas history, not only for what he did, but what he didn’t do. #casino #gaming #nv150

There are casinos, and then there are *casinos.* The Mirage led the wave of expanded casino floors, but the cycle might be trending downward. #nv150 #nevada #gambling