Time: 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: U.S.S Nevada Memorial and Old Assembly Chambers. Nevada State Capitol 101 North Carson Street. Carson City, NV (Carson City)
Description: The people of the State of Nevada have always had a close relationship with the battleship named in its honor. The battleship U.S.S. Nevada was launched on July 11, 1914. Nevada’s Governor, Tasker L. Oddie addressed the people of Nevada with these words: “ On the occasion of the launching of the great battleship Nevada, speaking for you and to you, I believe we all share a pride that the nation has selected Nevada as the name of a ship that will be one of the greatest of our Navy or of any navy. There is no citizen of the state who will not follow the vessel’s career with close, personal interest, whatever port she may enter and whatever sea she may sail.” 2014 will mark the 100th Anniversary of the Commissioning of the U.S.S Nevada. The State of Nevada will mark this historic milestone by re-dedicating a plaque at the U.S.S Nevada Memorial on the Capitol Grounds. Following the rededication of the new plaque there will be a reception in the Old Assembly Chambers in the Nevada State Capitol to honor the battleship U.S.S Nevada and her crew.