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A to Z Kids Stuff | Nevada __ "Resources and activities for school age children on the state of Nevada."  Includes history resources. - From -

Buckaroos: Views of a Western Way of Life ___"This website offers you a look into the life of Nevada's buckaroos (cowboys) in the 1800s. There is often a comparison to present day information. Topics include emigrants, branding irons, and bunkhouses." - Illustrated - From Buckaroos in Paradise: Cowboy Life in Northern Nevada, published by the Library of Congress in 1980 -

Discover Nevada History __ "Nevada Riches Native Americans Find out more about the Sara Winnemucca statue History of Government Historic Places Nevada ..." You can do all that here plus a lot more. Many resources to click on. - illustrated - From State of Nevada -  

Find a Grave - Nevada ___Brief biographies of 61 'famous' citizens, many with information about their claims to fame, causes of death and burial places, and photos. - Illustrated - From Find a Grave -

Historical Museums of Nevada - A History Guide __ "Nevada history museums. Learn about historic Nevada and discover the history of Nevada people. Locate history museums in Nevada, state symbols, historic photos, old Nevada newspapers, Nevada genealogy research information, history timelines and other Nevada history data." - illustrated - From - 

Historical Myth a Month ___Although the articles here show the errors in historical reports, it also provides the real history behind the myths. Choose your topics from the red menu to the left of your screen. - Illustrated - From the Nevada State Library and Archives -

History of Nevada __ "On March 2, 1861, the Nevada Territory separated from the Utah territory and adopted its current name, shortened from Sierra Nevada (Spanish for "snowy range"). Eight days prior to the presidential election of 1864, Nevada became the 36th state in the union. Statehood was rushed to the date of October 31 - coincidentally Halloween - to help ensure Abraham Lincoln's reelection and post-Civil War Republican dominance in Congress." An encyclopedic article about the history of Nevada. - From wikipedia -

Nevada ___A good overview of the history of Nevada, plus statistics, demographic information, and links to "... selected famous natives and residents." - Illustrated - From Pearson Education, publishing as Infoplease - 

Nevada Ghost Towns ___These brief reports about this state's ghost towns are submitted by viewers. - Map - From -

Nevada Historic Events and Facts - Carson City Visitors Bureau __ "In the 1860's, Carson City was a station on the Pony Express and the Overland mail under both Butterfield and Wells, Fargo and Co. In 1861, true to Curry's prediction, and largely because of his shrewd maneuvers, Carson City became the capital of the Nevada Territory." Here you can learn how. - From - 


Nevada History ___If you're preparing a report or building a class project, or just plain curious about Nevada's history, then you do NOT want to miss this most excellent website. It's a great resource for students, teachers, and anyone else. - Illustrated - From James Shown, Incorporated - 

Nevada: History ___Topics include early exploration, the mining boom, and population growth. - Text only - From The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. -
Nevada: History __ "Nevada genealogical and historical information and links..." You will find many excellent resources about historic Nevada. - From -

Nevada History At A Glance __ Annotated timeline of Nevada history. - From -

Nevada History in Maps __ "Nevada History in Maps, a Digital Project of the University of Nevada, Reno Libraries." - illustrated - From -

Nevada Old Photos.... faces and places in the past __ "Old family photographs, postcards, historical pictures, and genealogy about the people and places." - illustrated - From -

Nevada State Flag History __ A commercial site but with a brief history of the Nevada State Flag. - illustrated - From -

Nevada State History __ "Although Spain claimed the Nevada region during the 1500s, no exploration occurred until the early 1800s."  A general overview and a timeline. - From - 

Nevada State History __ General overview of Nevada history and many other articles and resources. - From -

Nevada, Timeline of State History  __"Browse a timeline detailing important dates, events, and milestones in Nevada's history. Access to details on Nevada's education, population, geography, and facts." - illustrated - From -

The US50 - A Guide to the State of Nevada ___A general overview of the history of Nevada and brief biographies of historic figures. - Text only - From Erik Schubach and -

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