Volunteer Here!

Do you want to help your community and learn our history while doing it?  We may have the perfect volunteer opportunity for you!  The Churchill County Museum is currently looking for volunteers to help with all sorts of projects, including gardening, painting, leading tours, digitizing newspapers, identifying photographs, updating our database, and much more!  If…

World Pharmacist Day

It’s World Pharmacist day! If you’re getting a prescription, make sure to thank the people behind the counter who make that possible! If you don’t, come to CCM and take a look at our Morris & Loring counter to get a sense for what the profession was like over 100 years ago.

New Utility Murals

 A big thank you to Sarah Smith and the City of Fallon for giving us several wonderful murals on the utility boxes on the south side of our building! Come down and take a look!

Sand Mountain Cleanup Today!

Tomorrow is National Public Lands Day, but this year’s clean-up of Sand Mountain will be today from 10-1pm. If you’re free, come out and pitch in! For more info, call 775-885-6008. To learn more about the history of the site, or to cool off after working on it, visit us at CCM!

The Emancipation Proclamation

160 years ago today, President Lincoln announced that within 100 days enslaved people in rebelling areas would be free. True to his word, he signed the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863. (Of course, authorities in the Confederacy did not honor this Proclamation, but it shifted the focus of the Civil War to address slavery)….

Secret of the Spice

There’s a chill in the air and pumpkin spice in every cafe. Fall is coming tomorrow! Sadly, even using desperate measures, our staff* has been unable to extract the secrets of the spice from these pumpkins. Maybe next year… Happy fall from CCM! *Ok, these are 1980s bank workers