The Republic Of Molossia A Micronation Located In The United States

Jeff Glennon | March 28th, 2019

Molossia or also known as the Republic of Molossia, is a small micronation that exists inside the United States. It was founded by Kevin Baugh on July 30, 1962 and can be found situated in Dayton, Nevada. The Republic of Molossia has indeed stood up and claimed to be a nation, though it is not formally recognized as a country by the United Nations or any other major government.

In 2016, Baugh provided a fully hosted tour of Molossia which was sponsored by a website called Atlas Obscura, and from that point on he has found certain fame inside the micronation community. Kevin Baugh does, in fact, continue to pay property taxes to the local government in Storey County, however, when questioned he does refer to it as foreign aid.

The originals of the micronation come from a small childhood project when the Republic of Vuldstein was created with James Spielman and Baugh, and then later became what we know today as Molossia after Baugh had spent some time traveling through Europe.

It comprises of three properties found on 6.3 acres known as Harmony Province. Baugh also owns land in Northern California which is referred to as the Colony of Farfalla and also the Desert Homestead Province. Molossia has an interesting currency setup, the currency is called Valora and is pegged to the value of cookie dough. Valora coins appear to have been made from gambling chips and there are also printed banknotes. An outbuilding known as the Bank of Molossia is used to store all the micronation’s cookie dough supply.

They are also at war with East Germany and were never able to come to a peace agreement before Easy Germany formally ceased to exist. However, according to President Baugh, East Germany does actually still exist on the island of Ernst Thalmann Island off the border of Cuba. This was an island Cuba dedicated to East Germany, and as it still exists, East Germany still exists and therefore the war must go on.

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