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Live in Las Vegas: James Roman’s Chronicles of Old Las Vegas

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To celebrate the new Chronicles of Old Las Vegas, Museyon author James Roman will be making a special appearance at the Clark County Library this Saturday, April 5, for the Spring Fling Book Fair. The FREE event starts 11 a.m., and Jim will kick things off with a seminar in the library’s Jewel Box Theater. Stop by to learn tips ... Read More »

Spotlight On: Moulin Rouge, Las Vegas

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Back when the Jim Crow laws had a hold on Nevada, Las Vegas was a separate and segregated community, divided by a railroad that split the city in two: east and west. The east prospered with the energetic casinos and clubs that would eventually give Las Vegas its fun-loving reputation while the Westside acquired the unflattering nickname of “Ragtown,” known ... Read More »

Announcing Chronicles of Old Las Vegas!

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Here at Museyon Guides, we’re thrilled to announce the latest addition to our Chronicles series of historical guidebooks: Chronicles of Old Las Vegas: Exposing Sin City’s High Stakes History by James Roman. (Click here to see sample spreads.)   Discover one of America’s most fascinating cities on a tour through the glamorous and sometimes sordid history of Las Vegas. Find ... Read More »

Spotlight On: Atomic Testing Museum

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When Eisenhower ordered the atomic bomb dropped in 1945, little was truly understood about the complexities of such a massive weapon. Therefore, in 1951 a testing facility was orchestrated 65 miles away from the bright lights and vibrant casinos of downtown Las Vegas. For the first time, people arrived on the Strip not to gamble or venture down the well-lit ... Read More »

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