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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 and 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, Hang in There Sox, and…
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.
Today’s oral history is with Mary Hancock Settelmeyer. She shares many rich memories from the 1910s and 20s full of vivid detail. Take a listen here!
Today’s oral history is a short one from Marie Testolin Guazzini. She provides a series of delightful short stories about Fallon in the 1920s and 1930s, including the turkey and cantaloupe industries. You can take a listen here!
Today is the second half of our oral history with Virgil Getto! This one is about his political career. Since it is explicitly political, we would like to reiterate that the opinions expressed in this interview are those of the interviewer and interviewee and do not necessarily represent the opinions of the Churchill County Museum…
Today’s oral history is the first of two with state senator Virgil Getto. This interview gives a general overview of his life, starting with his parents’ immigration from Italy up to time of recording. Click here to listen!
Mr. Gomes is a little younger than our typical oral history subjects, but he has very interesting stories about the work he’s done with the Sheriff’s Department and Search and Rescue, along with several archeological sites in Churchill County, all thanks to his love of flying. Take a listen here!