National Watermelon Day

It’s national watermelon day! People in Churchill County have been enjoying the sweet treat for over a century, as this image from 1905 shows. Once you finish your watermelon, be sure to come by the Museum to learn more about these early days!

Black and white photo of boys in jeans and button-down shirts sitting on a wooden fence, holding up large slices of watermelon. Mary Freeman Collection.

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