Remember When for the week of 7/25/2014

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

75 YEARS AGO.....1939

Advertisement: Merchant’s Lunch including soup, salad and entree: 40 cents and dinner menu 50 cents. Available at Happy Hollow Grill Hotel in Quincy.

Milling at the Plumas Eureka Mine near Johnsville has begun by Colonel Cunningham who has built a 60 ton mill and will operate it at the old mill site which is estimated to contain approximately 10,000 tons of ore.

50 YEARS AGO.....1964

The Plumas County Board of Supervisors dropped plans to include a museum in the Plumas County courthouse building addition and proposed that an architect design a 30 by 50 foot two-story museum building to be constructed behind the courthouse in Quincy at a cost of $200,000 instead.

25 YEARS AGO....1989

With the Plumas County Fair in August looming, advance tickets are now on sale for the grandstand events planned this year. Hank Thompson will be on stage on Thursday night, Mickey Gilley will be on stage Friday night, the Championship Logging Show on Saturday night with the auto races on Sunday.

10 YEARS AGO.....2004

Plumas County and the California Secretary of State have reached an agreement that will allow the county to conduct the November 2 election with the touch screen voting system that has been used since the March election in 2002.

The cattle and hay produced on the Indian Valley Defanti Ranch are now officially certified organic by the California Certified Organic Farmers. The ranch is operated by the Van Fleet family, descendants of the DeFanti family.

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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