Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition Book Talk December 11

December 11 Churchill County Library 553 S. Maine St 6 pm Join us for a discussion of the best selling book, Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition by Daniel Okrent, exploring life during Prohibition, why we did it , and how the US was changed forever.  Investigate the forces that shaped the period…

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.

Maine Street

Morris and Loring Rexall Drug Store and Pharmacy used to operate on Maine St. in the 1950’s. The drugstore was originally owned by Morris and Loring and was sold to Percy Bailey and then to George and Shirley Tucker. Openshaw Saddlery now occupies this building.

First Christmas Tree

In this photo, is  a group of men standing in front of Fallon’s first Christmas tree! Don’t miss Fallon’s famous tree lighting, tomorrow, December 7th at 6 p.m. on Maine Street. #Treelighting

1935

In this photo, Andy Drumm is sitting on one of his airplanes, around 1935. #PlanesAreCool . This Photo is from the “Andrea Drumm Cassidy Photograph Collection.”

Christmas Decorations

The Christmas decoration “Noel” hung high above West Williams Avenue in 1979. This photo is from the “Albert A. Alcorn Collection”. #HappyHolidays