Happy Arbor Day!

Today, there are very few trees on Williams Avenue, but it used to be one of the the most heavily forested places in the county! This image, taken around 1907, shows the intersection of what is now Williams and Maine (It’s hard to tell with the roof covered, but the building on the left is…

You Could Be Quilting!

Looking for something to do on Wednesday afternoons other than browse Facebook? Try Block of the Month! This quilting class meets on the third Wednesday of every month (Except for May, when we are meeting on the 12th) and will be making “The Road Home” (pictured here). For more information call us at (775) 423-3677…

Welcome Teri Hedgpeth!

We at the Churchill County Museum are excited to welcome our new director, Teri Hedgpeth! Teri Hedgpeth is passionate about preserving and sharing history with over 20 years of experience in archives, museums, and historic entities. She began her career in public history with the National Archives in Washington, D.C. working there as well as…

Orva Williams Smith Oral History

This week’s oral history with Orva Williams Smith provides many lovely vignettes of country life in the first half of the 20th century. Take a listen here!

Happy Earth Day!

Today is Earth Day, which is a wonderful time to appreciate the natural beauty all around us! This picture from the Laura Mills Collection has a beautiful view of Sand Mountain from around 1950. Today, Sand Mountain Recreation Area is managed by the Bureau of Land Management along with nearby Sand Springs Pony Express Station…