Remember When for the week of 1/26/2011

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

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

California Governor Frank F. Merriman married the former Mrs. Jessie Stewart Lipsey this week. The new Mrs. Merriman will be receiving visitors at the Governor's mansion in Sacramento after March 1.

The Greenville Community Hall project, involving $11,383 by the federal Works Progress Administration (WPA) and $5,210 by the citizens of Greenville is being held up in Washington for final approval. The project will furnish five months work for an average of 30 men. Other WPA projects ready to proceed locally is the regrading the grounds at Quincy High School and reseeding the grounds and lawn at Greenville High School.

A new Caterpillar tractor was delivered to Road Camp 28 to speed the construction of the Feather River Highway from Tobin to Storrie.

50 YEARS AGO.......1961

A thirty foot display featuring enlarged color photographs and a large map of California showing where Plumas County is located will be on display at the National Sports and Boat Show at the Cow Palace in San Francisco next month at the information booth there sponsored by the Plumas County Chamber of Commerce.

25 YEARS AGO.......1986

The Plumas County Board of Supervisors upheld a county Planning Department decision which allows Sierra Pacific Industries to construct a 20 megawatt co-generation plant at the company's Quincy sawmill.

10 YEARS AGO..........2001

A white Christmas snow was a month late in arriving when snow quickly and steadily fell throughout Plumas County this week, signifying the first snow of 2001.

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