Rare Photos Reveal The Scandalous History Of Las Vegas

CULTURE | March 14, 2017

Written by Kennita Leon Rose

Today, we all know Vegas to be one of the best party cities and entertainment capitals of the world. But do you know how this amazing city came to be? Do you know who lived there first, when it was incorporated and when its first murder took place? Click through this gallery for some insight into Sin City. 

Las Vegas circa 1700

Southern Paiute settled in Nevada and other states long before the Europeans arrived. They were accustomed to harsh desert environments, which meant that Nevada’s climate was perfect for them. 

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Kennita Leon Rose


Kennita's funky style of writing has only blossomed since she discovered her passion for reading. In her downtime, she loves chillaxing with her friends and letting loose. This grown-up flower child, who hails from the Caribbean, can definitely hang with us any time.