Nevada Historical Myths

The Nevada State Archives has an interesting page with the “real story” regarding a number of historical myths regarding Nevada, including:

  • Blowing Smoke: Another State Seal Myth
  • Divorcing in Minden
  • Knowing Your Boundaries
  • Largest Historic District in the Nation
  • Levi’s 501 Jeans: A Riveting Story in Early Reno
  • Nevada’s Oldest Family-Owned Working Ranches and Farms
  • Pronouncing Nevada
  • The First Electric Elevator West of the Mississippi
  • Workers Buried in Hoover Dam


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