The History of Las Vegas: Celebrating Our Past on Nevada Day
In celebration of Nevada Day, veteran historian and native Las Vegan Stan Paher will give a presentation on Las Vegas. Paher, author of Las Vegas: As It Began, As It Grew, will present images depicting the Las Vegas Valley from its Mormon beginnings in the mid-1850s through a period of ranching headed by O.D. Gass and Helen Stewart to the eras of railroad building, Hoover Dam construction and atomic testing.
This program will be held for two sessions, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. in the Oscar B. Goodman Room. A book signing will follow each session.