Black History Month Feature: Our Story

For #BlackHistoryMonth, we’ll share resources talking about some influential African American figures in the state’s history! First, we want to link Our Story Inc, which hosts dozens of brief biographies of prominent people of color in our state’s history. Click here to take a look at a few!

Museum Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day!

While CCM is always closed on Mondays, in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we want to share some educational materials PBS put out talking about the history of MLK day, as well as digital copies of two of Dr. King’s less-quoted speeches. You can watch these videos here: See you tomorrow!

National Hat Day

We know a thing or two about hats, considering that we have over 250 in our collection, so for national hat day we want to highlight this delightful hat with its giant buckles and rhinestones! This lady’s hat is approximately 100 years old, and it’s about time the style came back!

Birth of the Telegraph

On this day in 1838, Morse demonstrated his telegraph machine, revolutionizing communication worldwide. Of course, the telegraph didn’t reach Nevada until 1861. Sometime later in the century, Jim Richards used this telegraph key to operate the telegraph line right here in Fallon! 

Museum Gala Postponed

Due to several circumstances, the Churchill County Museum Association is regrettablypostponing its New Year’s Eve fundraising event until sometime this next Spring. We apologizefor the inconvenience but will be sure to keep everyone informed when the new date is decided. For those who have purchased tickets-Please return your tickets to the museum, in person or…