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Lincoln Chronciles for Nov. 20

1 YEAR AGO Nov. 21, 2013 – It’s back to the drawing board – City needs a new plan for clean-up by February – Lincoln city staff received a four-month r ...

The long road to Lincoln, part five: the homecoming

An interim note regarding The Long Road to Lincoln series. At this point, I realize that the title for this series should have been the Long Long Long Long Road to Lincoln.  ...

Lincoln Chronicles for Nov. 13

1 YEAR AGO Nov. 14, 2013 – Workshop reviews business etiquette – When Lincoln city staff and council members met at City Hall Oct. 7 for a special workshop, the to ...

The long road to Lincoln, part four: just imagine!

I try to imagine the stories my great-great-grandfather told to his son, future Lincoln pioneer Albert Fleming.  This is the Albert Fleming, who brought his Irish bride to Li ...

Lincoln Chronicles for Nov. 6

Lincoln Chronicles   1 YEAR AGO Nov. 7, 2013 – District revisits plans for facility upgrades – Western Placer Unified School District’s facilities p ...

Lincoln Chronicles

1 YEAR AGO Oct. 31, 2013 – Auburn’s vision grows murkier – Friday is deadline for pact with Lincoln, Placer County – Auburn’s potential partnersh ...

The long road to Lincoln, Part three: the Flemings reach California

Albert Fleming’s father, Samuel Fleming, and his two uncles, were true 49ers. After they reached the Gold Country, they branched out across the region to try their luck ...

The long road to Lincoln, Part two: Mormons and 49ers

Although the Flemings were not Mormon, Samuel’s wife, Ann, had a brother who was Mormon. Their Mormon niece worked as a waitress in the Fleming Tavern. The Mormon settlement ...

Lincoln Chronicles for Oct. 23

1 YEAR AGO Oct. 24, 2013 – Residents help discuss sign ordinance – Residents’ opinions varied widely as they brainstormed with city planners at the second pu ...

Part One: The long road to Lincoln

Editor’s note: To see all of Jane Tahti’s columns, check online at lincolnnewsmessenger.com. In the 1840s, Samuel Fleming was in the midst of a good life in Warsaw, Il ...