Nevada Department of Conservation & Natural Resources: Statewide events in May celebrate historic preservation and archaeology
CARSON CITY, Nev. – May is Nevada’s Archaeological Awareness and Historic Preservation Month. Since the early 1980s, this month has celebrated archaeological and historic preservation issues in the state and encouraged both residents and visitors to explore and learn about Nevada’s significant archaeological and architectural treasures.
This year’s theme is the 150th anniversary of the Homestead Act with events around the state.
“This special month gives us a chance to educate the need to preserve our collective heritage,” said Ron James, the state historic preservation officer.
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