Remember When for the week of 8/9/17

100 YEARS AGO … 1917

Advertisement: Bring your best gal with you to the annual ball at the community hall in Greenville Saturday evening. Music provided by Buffa’s Orchestra. Good dance floor–dance all night. Tickets including supper –$2.50.

At a meeting of the Pike’s Peak Ocean to Ocean Highway Association held Monday in San Francisco, Beckwith Pass and the Quincy-Oroville Highway through the Feather River Highway was selected as the last link of the association’s transcontinental highway connecting Reno and San Francisco.

50 YEARS AGO … 1967

Sounds of the Sierra” is the theme of this years Plumas County Fair which begins this week.

Merrell F. “Pop” Small, owner and publisher of the Feather River Bulletin in Quincy during the period of 1930-1944, has been named Grand Marshall of the 1967 Fair parade. He is the past president of CNPA (California Newspaper Publishers Association). He was instrumental in organizing the Quincy Rotary Club and assisted Link Peckinpah in organizing the present Plumas County Fair.

25 YEARS AGO … 1992

Plumas County Fair news: Joy Covington, 17, of Quincy was named 1992 Sweetheart of the Mountains. Tammy Wynette is the grandstand headliner on Saturday night. Raynelle Slaten, former Plumas County Clerk, was Grand Marshall of the Fair parade on Saturday.

10 YEARS AGO … 2007

The 2007 Plumas County Fair will begin this Wednesday with the theme “Celebrating Family Traditions”.

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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