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Happy Birthday Kerry - The first reported European visitor to the Las Vegas Valley was Raphael Rivera in 1829. Las Vegas was named by Spaniards in the Antonio Armijo party, who used the water in the area while heading north and west along the Old Spanish Trail from Texas. In the 19th century, areas of the valley contained artesian wells that supported extensive green areas or meadows (vegas in Spanish); hence the name Las Vegas.Established in 1905, Las Vegas
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officially became a city in 1911. At the close of the 20th century, Las Vegas was the most populous American city founded in that century (a distinction held by Chicago in the 19th century). Las Vegas started as a stopover on the pioneer trails to the west, and became a popular railroad town in the early 20th century. It was a staging point for mines in the surrounding area, especially those around the town of Bullfrog, that shipped goods to the rest of the country. The legalization of gambling in 1931 ...

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neeltje says:
Lovely birthday card for Kerry
Feb 22, 2012
LadynRed_44 says:
Very pretty page!!
Feb 16, 2012
Nanny-G says:
Beautiful page,
Feb 14, 2012
inkyD says:
A beauiful birthday page for Kerry amidst the thrum of a thriving Las Vegas, love the bicone beads, what a great echo of the Vegas lights! Thank you also for your inforamtive account of the history of Las Vegas and the acquisition of it's cityship. A fabulous page and layout for Kerry, Rose-Marie x
Feb 14, 2012
Granny Franny says:
A very lovely page for Kerry!
Feb 13, 2012
Sk8tingmom says:
Beautiful birthday page for Kerry!
Feb 13, 2012
Claudia says:
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(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´Awwww...It is so sweet!!
.`•.¸.•´ What an ADORABLE idea!!!I love it!!I love the all the lights! It is SOOOO BEAUTIFUL!! THANK YOU SO MUCH! Your BIRTHDAY CARD will be printed and treasured in my granddaughter's album ! THANK YOU SO MUCH!!You are so KIND!!!!
A Hug from Italy!!!!!!
(¸.•´ (¸.•´ .•´(¸¸.•¨¯`*Claudia
Feb 13, 2012
woodnymph says:
Gorgeous xxxx
Feb 13, 2012
Lavender Passion says:
Beautiful effects and Gorgeous LO and Birthday page of Kerry! God Bless!
Feb 13, 2012
Melx Kyleca says:
Gorgeous love it magic scrap page :-}

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