Events

Nevada Day

Troy Beals speaks to a student group at The Mob Museum
Date: October 30, 2015
Time: 11-noon and 1-2 p.m.
Cost: Free with admission and free for Museum Members

“A Brief Look at Nevada History,” short presentations set for Friday, Oct. 30, will showcase the experiences, strengths, resilience and personalities of those who made Nevada what it is today. Led by Troy Beals, history professor at the College of Southern Nevada, the presentations will include many of the interesting people and characters that make up the state’s history, including:

  • Sarah Winnemucca fighting for Nevada’s native peoples.
  • Helen Stewart laying the foundation of Las Vegas, a paradise in the desert.
  • 21st century pioneers in green energy and technology.

The presentations will take place from 11 a.m. to noon and 1-2 p.m. in the Oscar B. Goodman room on the Museum’s third floor.