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Las Vegas History

April 2, 2018


Most of the vintage homes and the historic neighborhoods in Las Vegas were built in the 50’s and 60’s as the town was growing up.  The strip was growing and people needed someplace to live […]
October 15, 2011

The Last Chance To See The “Hammargren Home Of Nevada History”

Dr. Lonnie Hammargren once again will hold his world famous open house on Sunday, October 30, from Noon to 5pm at the “Hammargren Home Of Nevada History” If you’ve kicked yourself in the past for […]
April 27, 2011

Clark County Museum Hosts Photography Day

This event is open to the public if they want to watch or observe, but is limited to 90 “participants”. If you’re there to watch you’ll only have to pay the normal $2.00 to get […]
March 22, 2010

The Mystery Mid Century Modern Homes Of Las Vegas –

  Anyone recognize this building? It would be a very cool Mid Century Modern home, but maybe it an office building? I don’t have any idea. The address is 1391. It’s one of the mystery […]
February 2, 2010

Untold Stories: The Las Vegas History Panel Discussion Series

We haven’t done any Las Vegas History lately. If you’re new to VeryVintageVegas, it’s one of the things we try to cover. I’m NOT the historian, just one of the students. Lynn Zook of the […]
January 8, 2010

“Elvis House” To Be Featured On Channel 3 News Today At 5 and 6

Dan Ball from Channel 3 news called. Being Elvis’s birthday and all….he’s doing a story for the 5 and 6 pm news today about the “Elvis House” that we featured on VeryVintageVegas back in August […]
December 29, 2009

Nuclear Age Seminar at Atomic Testing Museum

Since I’m coming out of hibernation, let’s throw a little Las Vegas History into the mix. Nuclear Age Seminar at Atomic Museum Tuesday, January 12th, from 6 pm – 8 pm A discussion and lecture […]
November 4, 2009

Newly Restored Neon Signs To Be Dedicated On Las Vegas Boulevard In The Cultural Corridor

Eventually, these restored neon signs will stretch all the way south along Las Vegas Boulevard all the way to Sahara. For now, there’s three of them: The Bow and Arrow, The Silver Slipper, and The […]
October 9, 2009

Vegas Valley Book Festival And The Morelli House Features Mark Twain Event on Oct. 22

One of the most exciting “there’s-no-culture” cultural events each year in Las Vegas is the Vegas Valley Book Festival. It’s time once again, so find the reading glasses and get ready for an amazing line-up […]
September 30, 2009

Las Vegas History and Mid Century Modern Architecture Events

Las Vegas history is one of key topics we cover at VeryVintageVegas. There’s 3 events this week for those of you who are looking to discover the roots of our city. Don’t ask me how […]