Cross on Rattlesnake Hill 1981

This cross was posted last Easter and was one of Churchill County Museums most shared photos. Fallon’s Old Rugged Cross. The first mention of a cross on Mt. Toyeh, aka Rattlesnake Hill, was in 1924. That first wooden cross was destroyed by vandals in 1954. A second, built in 1966, met it’s demise via a…

1914 Basketball Champions

CCHS young ladies championship basketball team. Ida Harriman Cushman, second from left. CCHS basketball players rode the train to games.

Bottle Collecting! Wyatt Earp’s Northern Saloon Excavation! Book Signing!

This Tuesday, April 18th hear Mike Polak, author of “Bottles: Identification & Price Guide” (in its 8th Edition!) and Fred Holabird, CEO of Holabird Western Americana Collections and author of “Nevada History Through Glass” as they talk bottles and Wyatt Earp’s Northern Saloon excavation. Books will be available for purchase and signing. This is the…

Fairview Knight

Robert Lee Hoover in knights costume at Fairview School Play Circa 1913

Seeking Volunteers – become a Hidden Cave tour guide!

Are you interested in history, archaeology, geology, geography – or a little bit of everything? The Churchill County Museum and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) are seeking volunteer as-needed Hidden Cave tour guides. No experience is necessary; comprehensive training will be provided. Volunteer Hidden Cave Tour Guides: must be over 18 years old. must be…