On October 31,1864, Nevada became the 36th State to join the Union. So, On Monday, October 31st, our great State of Nevada will culminate 147 years of statehood. But out of expediency and uniformity, celebrations of our statehood have been relegated to the last Friday of October since 2000. Such was the case yesterday with parties, parades and even a Governor’s Ball.
The Governor and his staff even took some time our from their day to sing our state song, ’Home Means Nevada’:
If you are like me, a transplant to Nevada, and didn’t realize Nevada had a state song, you can find the Score & Lyrics here.