Remember When for the week of 11/30/2011

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

75 YEARS AGO...........1936

Classified advertisement: For Sale--20 Chester white weener pigs $4.00 each. Call P.R. Evans, Genesee.

Advertisement: Free coffee demonstration. A representative from Schilling Coffee Company will serve free coffee and cookies all day Saturday at Kirpatricks Market. Sells for 2 pounds for 53 cents.

50 YEARS AGO............1961

Plumas County’s Plumas Eureka State Park in Johnsville has drawn a fantastic total of 55,000 visitors during 1961, the year it was officially dedicated and opened. The old stamp mill there is being reconstructed there to show that more than $80 million in gold was at one time processed there. The original building measured 80 feet high and was constructed in 1870.

25 YEARS AGO...........1986

There are still no suspects in the murder of Lucile White, the 79 year old owner of the Chester Manor Motel who was robbed and killed November 17.

Lorraine Hansen of Taylorsville has been selected by the Town Hall Theater board as the first theater coordinator.


10 YEARS AGO.......2001

The offices of the Plumas County Drug and Alcohol Department will move from their location on Main Street in Quincy to a facility located on Cemetery Hill in Quincy.

The new Plumas County animal shelter will be built in Quincy after attempts to finalize a land deal in Greenville never materialized. The Quincy site is located on North Mill Creek Road near Quincy near the Sierra Pacific mill. A bid to move the county’s animal shelter jurisdiction from the Sheriff’s Department to the Health Department has been denied by the Plumas County Board of Supervisors.

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