Category Archives: Nevada State Capitol

August 8, 2016 – Nevada’s State Capitol (Carson City) – Lake Tahoe

On March 2, 1861, the Nevada Territory separated from the Utah Territory and adopted its current name, shortened from Sierra Nevada (Spanish for "snow-covered mountain range").  Eight days before the presidential election of 1864, Nevada became the 36th state in … Continue reading

Posted in Nevada State Capitol | 2 Comments