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Registration open for Arizona-Nevada History Convention



Nevada has partnered with Arizona for their annual history convention. Registration is now open for the 2010 Arizona-Nevada History Convention taking place April 15 through 18, 2010 in Laughlin, Nev. 

The conference, while focusing on Arizona and Nevada history, is open to the public. Nearly 50 sessions explore a wide range of topics including historic preservation, teaching history, mining, race and ethnicity in history, history in the digital age and more.  

Retired Nevada State Archivist Guy Rocha will present the plenary session on Thursday, April 15, speaking on “If It Wasn’t True It Should Have Been: Debunking Myths for the Sake of History.”   A full slate of special presenters has been assembled to provide expert information on subjects relevant to historians, museum professionals, preservationists and educators. 

For conference information, call Nancy Stonehouse or Bruce Dinges at (520) 628-5774 or visit the website: www.arizonahistory.org

Accommodations for the convention are at the Aquarius Casino Resort, 1900 S. Casino Drive in Laughlin, Nev. For hotel reservations call 1-800-292-3711 or  visit www.aquariuscasinoresort.com. Special convention rates are $29 per night on Thursday, $59 per night on Friday and Saturday, plus tax. 

The State of Nevada has seven museums managed by the state Division of Museums and History, an agency of the Nevada Department of Cultural Affairs. The Department serves Nevada’s citizens and visitors through cultural and information management, presentation and promotion of cultural resources, and education. The Department also includes the State Office of Historic Preservation, Nevada State Library and Archives and the Nevada Arts Council. For more information, visit the department’s website at www.NevadaCulture.org

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