The Churchill County Museum is honored to have Dan Ingram, our late director, be the first man featured in Nevada Legacy, a collection of biographies published by the Nevada Women’s History Project. To read it, click here! Also be sure to check out the rest of the biographies on the Nevada Legacy site!
Our renovations are taking longer than we thought! Unfortunately, that means we will be closed today, Saturday, and Sunday (March 19-21) The museum will reopen on Tuesday, March 23rd at 10am. Sorry for any inconvenience!
Churchill County Museum will be closed today (Wednesday, March 17) and tomorrow (Thursday, March 18) due to necessary renovations for an upcoming permanent exhibit. We’re not very subtle with our graphics here.
Everyone is probably conceptually aware of wells, but if you live in town you might not be familiar with well drilling and the concerns associated with that. Peggy Renken, this week’s oral history subject, was the daughter of a well-driller and explains her father’s trade. Take a listen here!
Being an agricultural community, we hear a lot about farmers and ranchers in these oral histories. Today we’re looking at a slightly different aspect of Churchill County – The legal side. Mario Recanzone was a district judge in Fallon for many years, and you can hear about his career here!