Freshening Up

If you’ve stopped by the museum lately, you might have noticed some significant freshening up of our entrance area. This includes expanding our Community Corner (where we post community events), getting a sleek new donation box that’s much easier to reach, making our tourism information more easily accessible, and now giving our interactive map of…

J.C. Penney’s Store 1970

Here is Mrs. Mary Jane Jensen showing off J.C. Penney’s latest styles. If you are interested in how clothing trends change through the years, come see our silhouettes of women’s fashion from the 1880’s to the 1940’s.

Museum Closed in Honor of Juneteenth

Today the Churchill County Museum, along with other Churchill County Offices, is closed in honor of our newest federal holiday, Juneteenth. If you’re unfamiliar with the holiday, which celebrates the end of chattel slavery in the United States, click here to watch a great video put together by a news station in Texas, the state…

We’ve Joined Twitter!

We have now joined the twittersphere, and so you can now get your CCM updates there, in addition to on our Facebook, website, and Instagram! Click this link to view our profile and follow us there!

Morris and Loring 1964

Do you remember the Morris and Loring Drug Store on Maine Street? Come into the Churchill County Museum and tell us about it! From the Jean Bailey Beckmann Photo Collection