Happy first day of spring! In this photo is a young girl, wearing a crown and a sash that says “garden girl”. Her pockets and hands are filled with flowers. Her wagon is also filled with flowers, as well as a doll that is dressed like her. #GoodbyeWinterHelloSpring

Caption Contest

The museum is having a caption contest! Do you think you are as funny as this photo? If so, come on down to the museum and caption this among other crazy photos! If yours is the best, it will become a new museum postcard! #CaptionThis

Lake Lahontan

Ray Alcorn checking gulls and surveying at Lake Lahontan on May 17th, 1987. This photo is from the “Albert A. Alcorn Collection”.


A little girl, possibly Dorothy Cooke, is playing the trumpet. On the Drum is an advertisement promoting their basket social and dance which was to be held on Saturday,  May 17,1913.


In this photo are students and faculty at Churchill County High School in the 1917-1918 school year. The caption on the back of the photo reads “Churchill County High School built in 1917. Cost $85,000.” The High School is now located on Taylor street. #CCHS