Remember When for the week of 1/9/19

100 YEARS AGO … 1919

William Metcalf of Sloat has purchased the real estate, buildings and equipment of the Quincy Creamery. Mr. Metcalf, who has been in the lumber and sawmill business, whose sawmill plant was destroyed last fall, has taken a three month course in dairying and butter making at the California State University farm in Davis

50 YEARS AGO … 1969

Three directors of the Plumas County Museum board of directors were reappointed: Ray F. Miller of Canyon Dam, Mary E. Dunn of Quincy and Margaret Bates of Cromberg.

Robin Jeskey, Plumas County Board of Supervisor member from East Quincy was elected chairman of the Board at its first meeting of the new year, taking over the gavel from Robert Hunter of Greenville.

25 YEARS AGO … 1994

Funeral services were held in Quincy for Robert Gee “Bob” Moon, 67, who died January 5. His life was a slice of Plumas County history. A Quincy native, his family operated Moons Restaurant while Moon was growing up and attended Quincy schools, graduating from Quincy High School in 1947. He received an arts degree from San Jose State College. He was director of the Plumas County Chamber of Commerce from 1965-1985 and the curator of the Plumas County Museum from 1967-1985, when he retired. He was a founding member and director of Plumas Bank.

10 YEARS AGO … 2009

First Plumas County Baby of the Year! Plumas County’s first baby of the new year took his time entering the world. Liam John Moore was born January 8 at Plumas District Hospital to Elizabeth and John Quiroz of Greenville.

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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