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Summer Family Program – Carson City

June 1, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

How did sleepy Carson City become the capital of Nevada? Learn that and more when we take virtual trip to our capital city.


June 1, 2019
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Nevada State Museum Las Vegas – Education Room
309 S. Valley View Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89107 United States

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