Nevada

50 States.com-Nevada
A great site for facts about Nevada, including the official flower, the highest peak, the state motto, state park info and much, much more.f

Nevada History in Maps
A fantastic collection of historical maps and special photo collections of Nevada. 

Nevada Kids Page
Need information about Nevada symbols, the meaning of the state flag design, or our elected state officials? This is the site for you!

Nevada Women's History Project
Here you will find an alphabetical list of women in Nevada history. Each listing has the predominant Nevada county and city in which she lived and worked, her work focus and her birth and death dates.

Online Nevada Encyclopedia
An online encyclopedia off all things Nevada! A project of Nevada Humanities.

Roadside America
Where can you find the Harry Houdini Museum, a 30-story pyramid, Lenin's head, and the World's Busiest UFO Landing Site? In Nevada, of course! Be sure to visit this informative site.

State of Nevada (Official Site)
The official website for the State of Nevada.

Famous Nevadans

 

James Beckwourth
James Beckwourth was a famous African-American mountain man and scout in the Old West. He discovered Beckwourth Pass in 1850 and led wagon trains to Marysville.

Harry M. Reid
Born in the little town of Searchlight, NV, Senator Reid was recently elected Assistant Democratic Leader, or "whip." To learn what a whip actually does, visit this site.

Sarah Winnemucca
Sarah was the daughter of Chief Winnemucca of the Northern Paiute tribe. She served as an Army scout and was an advocate for the rights of her people.