Museum Closed Thanksgiving and Black Friday

The Churchill County Museum will be closed Thursday, November 23rd, and Friday, November 24th, to celebrate Thanksgiving. The museum will reopen Saturday November 25th at 10:00 am.

CC Museum Holiday Open House on Sunday, December 10th!

The 2017 Holiday Open House will be held on Sunday, December 10th! This event is Free to the public and light refreshments will be served. Activities include visiting Santa  from 11:00-12:30 pm, kids’ holiday crafts, exclusive archive tours, a special holiday photo exhibit, Christmas music, and the Tintabulations handbell choir concert at 3:00 pm!  …

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.

Image from the Millward photo collection – lady is not identified, nor is there a date noted. Pant suits, however, were not common until the late 60s or so. Any thoughts?

Spaghetti Feed is Smelling Great

The museum has a pungent aroma today as the E Clampus Vitus Spaghetti Feed is underway. Join us  from 11:00 Am to 7:30 Pm for a Spaghetti Feed Fundraiser Benefiting the Churchill County Museum Sponsored by the Copper Queen 1915 Outpost of the Julia C. Bulette 1864 Chapter of E Clampus Vitus $10 for Adults…

This young soldier has been lost to time – no name, no dates, no inscription(s) on the back, nothing. There is little fine detail in the photo to aid in identification although a close look at the collar buttons with a magnifying glass shows “U.S.” – so we know he’s an American soldier. Possibly from…