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Remember When for the week of 7/7/2010

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

80 YEARS AGO...1930
    Advertisement: Summer dances every Saturday night at the Hot Springs aerodome in Greenville. Swim, eat, dance. Admission: $1.00. Sandwiches and tamales served.
    Advertisement: Comfortable rooms with hot and cold running water await the traveler at the Hotel Quincy. Unexcelled foods, cooked with every regard for the retention of natural flavors may be had at Hotel Quincy Grill.


50 YEARS AGO... 1960
    Historic Johnsville Lodge will become property of the State of California and will become part of the new Plumas Eureka State Park. The old building, now completely remodeled, was built in the late 1850's and some of the hand hewn timbers measure 23 feet by 25 feet and hand made nails were used for the construction.

30 YEARS AGO... 1980

    Well known actor Marlon Brando was a recent weekend visitor at the Fire Mountain Lodge on Highway 36 and he also paid a visit to Chester's Timber House Restaurant before leaving the area.
    It was announced this week that the Plumas County Board of Supervisors renamed the Beckwourth Airport as Nervino Airport, honoring Frank Nervino, the manager of that facility for more than 35 years.

10 YEARS AGO... 2000
    Bar codes on some 50,000 pieces of library materials including books and videos are being placed this week by library staff and volunteers in all Plumas County libraries. New library cards will be scanned as well.

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