On this day in 1960, a presidential debate was broadcast on television for the first time. Do you know who the debaters were? You can get one half of the answer by visiting our Swingin’ 62 exhibit, which also features a TV that might have shown this historic event!
It’s World Pharmacist day! If you’re getting a prescription, make sure to thank the people behind the counter who make that possible! If you don’t, come to CCM and take a look at our Morris & Loring counter to get a sense for what the profession was like over 100 years ago.
A big thank you to Sarah Smith and the City of Fallon for giving us several wonderful murals on the utility boxes on the south side of our building! Come down and take a look!
Tomorrow is National Public Lands Day, but this year’s clean-up of Sand Mountain will be today from 10-1pm. If you’re free, come out and pitch in! For more info, call 775-885-6008. To learn more about the history of the site, or to cool off after working on it, visit us at CCM!
160 years ago today, President Lincoln announced that within 100 days enslaved people in rebelling areas would be free. True to his word, he signed the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863. (Of course, authorities in the Confederacy did not honor this Proclamation, but it shifted the focus of the Civil War to address slavery)….