LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Clark County Commissioners recognized Mark Hall-Patton Day on May 4, 2021.
Hall-Patton is the county museum administrator and is retiring after a long career of preserving and sharing tidbits and educating people about history in the Las Vegas area.
It's Mark Hall-Patton Day in Las #Vegas and #ClarkCounty. Thank you to the popular "Beard of Knowledge," our Museums Administrator. Commissioners recognized Mark today, who is retiring after a long career or preserving and sharing tidbits and educating people about local history. pic.twitter.com/t1E1oDqEGy— Clark County Nevada (@ClarkCountyNV) May 4, 2021
He has been a Clark County employee since December 1993, and in the museum administrator role since December 2007.
Part of his popularity is due to his more than 200 -- 204 to be exact -- appearances on the Pawn Stars TV series on the History Channel, the county says.