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WHEREAS, historic preservation is a tool for managing growth and sustainable development, revitalizing neighborhoods, fostering local pride and maintaining community character while also enhancing livability; and

WHEREAS, historic preservation is relevant for communities across the nation, both urban and rural, and for Americans of all ages, walks of life and ethnic backgrounds; and

WHEREAS, it is important to celebrate the role of history in our lives and the contributions made by individuals in helping to preserve the tangible aspects of the heritage that has shaped us as a people; and

WHEREAS, the State of Nevada is home to many sites both urban and rural that are rich in culture and archeological discoveries and many are listed on the National Register of Historic Places; and

WHEREAS, May has been recognized as a month to celebrate historic preservation and archeology in the Silver State, and agencies and community organizations have worked to spread awareness of efforts throughout the state, encouraging residents and visitors to explore and learn about Nevada’s significant archeological and historic treasures;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim  May 2018 as

 Archeological Awareness and Historic Preservation Month in Nevada

 

 Proclamation Seal Only                         Signatures of Governor Brian Sandoval, Barbara Cegaske and Scott Anderson