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Remember When for the week for 5/8/2013

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian
 

75 YEARS AGO..........1938

    A free public use campground will be built on 10 to 20 acres of land located one mile east of Quincy between the State Highway and the rodeo grounds arena. The need for such a facility has been a concern since the opening of the Feather River Highway last August.

50 YEARS AGO..........1963

    A project has been undertaken of erecting a permanent memorial to all Plumas County men who lost their lives in World War II. A 7 X 4 foot black granite plaque will be placed in front of the Plumas County courthouse building in Quincy, possibly this Veteran’s Day.

25 YEARS AGO..........1988

    Advertisements: Local restaurants present their Mother’s Day menu — The Log Cabin in Portola: chicken Alaska $12.95. Plumas Pines in Blairsden: champagne brunch $6.95. Timber House in Chester: coquille poulet $14.95. Sierra Valley Lodge: salmon steak $8,95.

10 YEARS AGO..........2003

    Advertisements: Celebrate Mother’s Day and take Mom out — Iron Door in Johnsville: roasted turkey with all the trimmings $15.95. Mother’s Day tea at the Yorkshire House in Greenville featuring scones, jam, Devonshire cream and finger sandwiches. Feather River Inn: brunch buffet $15.95. Log Cabin in Portola: salmon $15.99. St. Bernard Lodge in Chester: champagne brunch $14.95.

Note: items included in the weekly Remember When column are taken from our bound newspaper archives and represent writing styles of that particular period. The spelling and grammar are not edited, so the copy is presented as it actually appeared in the original newspaper.

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