NEW DIGITAL SHOP

You might have heard the rumors or seen the signs and now we can confirm it’s true – The Churchill County Museum now has an online store! We have all your favorite CCM Gear (click any image to check out the category!) Beatrice Badger Books Cantaloupe Gear Clothing Cups and Mugs Decor Stationery Toys You…

Churchill County Museum is Closed

As a precaution against the spread of COVID19 The Churchill County Museum is Closed. Please watch our Facebook and Webpages for reopening details  

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.

Oral History – Harold Charles Newman part 1

One of Nevada’s scientific treasures is the fossil bed at Berlin-Ichthyosaur state park. Today’s oral history is with Harold Charles Newman, who spent a significant amount of his childhood in Berlin and whose family helped with some of the earliest excavations of the site. Take a listen here!

Oral History – Commander James Albert Moore, USN, Retired

Today is a day to honor those that fell in the service of our country. Sadly, due to the nature of such circumstances, we cannot hear them tell their own stories. Instead, today we have an interview with commander James Moore, who spent a career in the Navy, beginning aboard vessels in the Pacific Fleet…

Oral History – Ward Nichols

Ward Nichols was interviewed because he is the great-grandson of Warren Williams. His story helps explain what happened to this illustrious Fallon family and their ranch. Take a listen here!

Oral History – Cousie Coverston Nelson

Today we’re talking to someone who was there for one of the major points in Churchill County History, the opening of the Truckee Canal. The little girl in this picture is Cousie Coverston Nelson, who grew up right at Lahontan Dam, as her father worked in the power house. You can hear her story here!