Museum Preparator — Job Opportunity

The museum is currently seeking an exhibit preparator.  This is a 24 hour per week part-time position, with benefits including sick leave, paid vacation, and NVPERS retirement.   Click here for the Job Bulletin  Make inquiries to Churchill County Human Resources.   Churchill County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

New History Soxs are Here!

  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.

Check out our new collection of History Sox

Our new History Sox have arrived and 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. Just in time for the Fall Christmas Tree Lighting on December 1st  is our Christmas Tree Sox…

Smashed Pennies make a Great Stocking Stuffer

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.


Frances Hooper and Grandaughter Shannon Hooper




Brunson Harris and Warren Hursh in front of the Youngs Jewelry on Maine Street. Vintage automobile, circa 1930s or 1940s. Young’s opened for business in about 1917, operated out of a number of different store fronts along Maine Street over the years, and closed in 1947. Wayne Young was original owner. About 1936 the business…


Eleanor and Harold Spoon at the Whiskerina Contest

Allie Spoon

Allie Spoon reading the newspaper before school at the Maine Street Service Station. From the Allen Spoon Photo Collection.