All the Cool People Wear History Soxs !

  Stop in to purchase your new history sox.  There are Snowshoe Sox, Roadside America Sox, and Chicken Sox.  ( There would be Earthquake Sox, but the Director can’t spell — those will arrive later)  Only $10 a pair.  That’s $9 if you are a  member.

Wear Our History on your Feet!

Our  History  Sox are available at the Museum Store. Only $10 Remember the Museum Store has a sale 20% off on most items for Museum Members 10% off for Non-Members in November and December. Our Christmas Tree Sox celebrate the first Fallon Christmas Tree in 1929. There are Cantaloupe Sox, Aviatrix Sox, and Hang in There…

Smashed Pennies make a Great Gift

You can make your own souvenir pennies with four designs:  Our Museum Logo, Churchill County Logo, Route 50 and Pony Express Logos.  Only 50 cents plus a penny each. Collect and trade them with your friends!  The Museum Store also has penny passports for sale.

Atomic Testing

In this photo is a mushroom cloud from atomic testing in the Southern Nevada Desert occurring exactly 62 years ago in 1957. Between 1951 and 1992, the U.S. government conducted a total of 1,021 nuclear tests here. Out of these tests 100 were atmospheric, and 921 were underground. A similar test was done in Churchill…

Farbush Fire

In this photo is Farbush fire also know as Lahmon fire, which occurred on June 21,1981. This photo is from the “Joyce Alcorn Photo Collection”

Chaos on Maine

Traffic at the intersection of Maine and Williams with an emergency crew directing traffic. On the street there are fire hoses spraying and firemen working to fix the issue in 1977.

Happy Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day to every dad, grandpa, papa, uncle and fatherly figure out there! #FathersDay

Flag Day

Flag Day commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States on June 14, 1777 by resolution of the Second  Continental Congress. In this photo, a group of men are sitting on porch holding American flags circa 1910. This photo is from the “Howard and Mary Andrus Myers Collection”