Our Spring Lecture Series starts next week! This year’s theme is “How to…” and features four members of our community that have made a difference and will be sharing what they learned! Check out the flyer below for more information!
Branding Exhibit Now Open!
Our new temporary exhibit, Cattle Country: Branding and the Open Range, is open! This exhibit features several antique brands from our collection and multiple hands-on activities for the whole family. It’ll be open all summer, so you’ll have plenty of chances to come by and check it out!
Come join the fun – CCM’s Young Chautauqua Program!
Young performers, in character and in costume, will bring local historical figures to life! Come join the fun at the Churchill County Museum’s Young Chautauqua Program! This program is FREE for ages 12 – 18, and will be held Wednesdays from 3:30 – 4:30 pm at the Churchill County Museum. This year will focus on…
Hands-on Activities in Branding!
We’ve got brand-new hands-on activities in our temporary exhibit, Cattle Country: Branding and the Open Range! You can now create your own brand with our ink stamps and learn all about cow products with our old friend, Delia the Devon! Special thanks to Darrell Hook for donating his time and carpentry talents to build our…
The Fallon Flood
While we’ve had an unusual amount of wet weather this year, so far (knock on wood!) it’s got nothing on 1907! On this day 116 years ago, the Fallon flood started. Though no one was killed, waters took several weeks to recede, and the event re-routed the Carson River!
Mystery Monday: Gardeners
With it being the first day of spring, our minds are turning to gardening! We’ve got this wonderful image of the Hoe N’ Hum gardeners, but we’re not sure who was in the group. Recognize any of these lovely ladies?
Women’s History Highlight: Front Page Girls
Fallon has a long tradition of female journalists, and in honor of that, this week for women’s history month, we’re featuring Front Page Girls by Jean Marie Lutes. This book talks about some of the pioneering female journalists and is available in our museum store!