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…
We’re learning! Our staff is undergoing professional development this morning, so we may be opening later than usual. Expect us to have everything up and running by 10:30!
Today in 1899, the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) was founded in Columbus, OH. Today, there are chapters all over the country, including right here in Fallon. This picture is the VFW’s entry in the 1980 Labor Day parade!
Many of the earliest Mexican people in Churchill County were farm workers. They came here in 1911 with East Asian workers to help grow sugar beets and share their knowledge of beet cultivation. Sadly, a fungus wiped out the first crop, and the industry never recovered. #hispanicheritagemonth
On this day in 1960, a presidential debate was broadcast on television for the first time. Do you know who the debaters were? You can get one half of the answer by visiting our Swingin’ 62 exhibit, which also features a TV that might have shown this historic event!
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.