The Churchill County Museum’s ROW-of-the-Month starts January 16th!

Sew something new in 2019 – the Churchill County Museum’s 2019 ROW-of-the-Month starts January 16th! Classes will be held the third Wednesday of each month. Lunch/set-up  will begin at noon; instruction begins at 12:30 p.m. Fee is $20 per month for Churchill County Museum members/$25 per month for non-members: includes quality quilt fabric for an…

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.

NAS Fallon

NAS Fallon sailors are marching at the Admissions Day Parade in Carson City, Nevada. This photo is from the “Churchill County Museum Inventory” collection.

Battle Mountain

An old postcard from Battle Mountain, Nevada. Have you ever been there? #BattleMtOrBust

The Depot

A crowd of of people at the train depot in Fallon, Nevada are having a grand ol’ time. The building used for “The Depot” is a restaurant now, located on 875 W Williams Ave.  This photo is from the “Gayle Pelton Kieling Photo Collection”. #PartyAtTheDepot

Friends

Happy National Make a Friend Day! In this photo is Lovena McLean and a group of friends posing for the camera on a half moon. #GalPals

Sugar Beet Factory

These are the boilers that were inside the Sugar Beet Factory. The factory was located at the base of Rattlesnake hill and remained in Business until the late 1920’s.  Early on, the project was called “Uncle Sam’s Nine Million Dollar Farm!” and was the largest building ever constructed in Fallon.  However, the sugar beet industry…