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 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…

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.

Treasure Tuesday – Train Stove

Things are getting a little chilly, so for Treasure Tuesday this week we have our wood-burning railroad stove! This stove was produced by the Abenbroth stove company of New York. It sat in the caboose of a train to help keep workers warm. Its one burner might have been useful for making hot drinks!


In this photo is a Parade on Maine Street starring the FVFD Fire Department Truck aka “Old Besty” on Fourth of July, 1977, while spectators line the route. In the background, you can see Kents Shopping Center on the west side of street. #MemoryMonday

Columbia Space Shuttle

Do you remember this? In this photo is the Columbia Space Shuttle landing on national television in November of 1981.  During launch, it reached a max speed of 17,400 mph. This photo is from the Joyce Alcorn Photo Collection.

Spaghetti Feed – Support Churchill County Museum November 16th

Join us November 16th 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 and $7 Children 11 and Under See you at the Museum 1050 S. Maine Street,…

Treasure Tuesday – WWII Army Air Corps Jacket

Welcome back to Treasure Tuesday! In honor of Veteran’s day we’re looking at one of our army jackets. This one belonged to Army Air Corps 2nd Lieutenant Don R. Powell (Riley) in WWII. We salute all veterans, including Lieutenant Powell, and thank you for your service.