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Home Means Nevada

(words and music by Bertha Raffetto)

Way out in the land of the setting sun,
Where the wind blows wild and free,
There's a lovely spot, just the only one
That means home sweet home to me.
If you follow the old Kit Carson trail,
Until desert meets the hills,
Oh you certainly will agree with me,
It's the place of a thousand thrills.

Home means Nevada
Home means the hills,
Home means the sage and the pine.
Out by the Truckee, silvery rills,
Out where the sun always shines,
Here is the land which I love the best,
Fairer than all I can see.
Deep in the heart of the golden west
Home means Nevada to me.

Whenever the sun at the close of day,
Colors all the western sky,
Oh my heart returns to the desert grey
And the mountains tow'ring high.
Where the moon beams play in shadowed glen,
With the spotted fawn and doe,
All the live long night until morning light,
Is the loveliest place I know.
(Repeat Chorus)

Items of Interest

Notable Natives

Some of these were born here, others just lived a while in the state.

The Nevada State Flag
The flag background is cobalt blue. In the upper left hand corner is a five-pointed silver star (representing mineral resources) between two sprays of sagebrush (state flower) in a semi-circular design. Across the top is a golden scroll with the words, "Battle Born." The name "Nevada" is beneath the star in gold letters. The flag design was adopted in 1929 and revised slightly in 1991.

You know you are from Nevada if...

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Songs about Nevada

Songs about Las Vegas

Songs about Reno

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