A Short Summary On Nevada

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“All For Our Country” Nevada was the 36th state to become part of the union. It became a state on October 31, 1864. Maybe that’s where Halloween came from. The state colors are blue and silver. Nevada goes by many names, you may know it best as the Silver State, but it is also nicknamed the Sagebrush State and the Battle Born State. The state flower of Nevada is the Big Sagebrush which grows in the desert and rangelands of Nevada. Native Americans used to use Sagebrush for weaving and medicinal purposes. It can be found in the Nevada state flag, as well as the commemorative Nevada quarter minted in 2006. Nevada’s state bird is the Mountain Bluebird. Nevada designated the bird as the state bird in 1967. The bluebird lives
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Exploring the area, they soon found an old mine shaft where they noticed an ancient weathered chain embedded into the rock wall near the entrance. Entering the old mine, they came upon a pile of bones that appeared to be those of a large dog. As the sun was quickly setting, they determined to camp near the mine shaft. Sitting around a small campfire, they listened to what sounded like coyotes yipping in the distance. Not alarmed, they ate dinner around the fire until both men began to feel uneasy as the atmosphere changed, seeming thick and somehow charged. Before long, they heard the sounds of large dogs panting in close proximity, followed by low and hateful growls. With hair no doubt standing up upon the back of their necks, they then heard the sound of paws circling the campsite and scratching noises coming from the shaft where the chain was lying. Stealing a glimpse at the shaft, the chain began to move, seemingly being tugged away from the rock wall by an unknown force. As the pulling continued, harder each time, the brothers fumbled for their gear and stumbled to their feet. One of them pointed the flashlight toward the chain where scratch marks and blood stains could be seen on the rock. Suddenly, the chain dropped and one of the brothers felt something brush against his leg before both were frantically running towards their car. As they drove as fast as they could out of the canyon, they could hear wild panting and canine footsteps as a pack of invisible wild strays kept pace with them for several miles. Locals refer to these spectral hounds as The Hell Dogs of Eldorado

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