History

July is for George, part 3: America’s patriotic gardener

No, no and no!  Young George did not chop down that cherry tree. No, no and no!  He did not confess with that prissy little sentence: “I cannot tell a lie.” ...

Lincoln Chronicles

1 YEAR AGO July 17, 2014: City assumes ownership of Lincoln Blvd. - Lincoln’s main thoroughfare, known over the years as Highway 65, G Street and now Lincoln Boulevard, has ...

Historic account from a Japanese American

An oral history narrative by Fusae Miyamoto You’re invited to hear the personal account of Lincoln Museum volunteer, Fusae Miyamotot, a Japanese American and her personal ac ...

July is for George Part one

It wasn’t fair but that’s just the way it was. We all loved Abraham Lincoln but we just  gave a respectful nod to George Washington. Their two portraits watched ...

Lincoln Chronciles for July 9

Lincoln Chronicles   1 YEAR AGO July 10, 2014 – City manager resigns – Estep steps down amid rumors of discord with council members – After months of rumo ...

‘Big River’ looks at racial troubles in America

Unfortunately for today’s society, the message behind “Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” is as relevant today as it was when “The Adventures of ...

Lincoln Chronicles for week of May 28

Lincoln Chronicles   1 YEAR AGO May 29, 2014 –City considers ban on medical pot - In the near future, medical marijuana growers in Lincoln may have to find another lo ...

Archives museum home to vintage blacksmith shop

Thanks to a group of dedicated volunteers, the Lincoln Area Archives Museum is now proudly displaying a life-size replica of a historic blacksmith shop. The display is the work of ...

Memorial Day -Museum of the Forgotten Warriors

I hope Lincoln News Messenger readers take it upon themselves to travel just a few miles north of Lincoln toward Marysville. Before reaching Marysville, the traveler turns east on ...

Fruitvale School’s annual barbecue is Sunday

On Sunday, the Old Fruitvale School will host its annual outdoor barbecue, starting at 5 p.m. The event begins with a short historic play about the 125-year-old Fruitvale School p ...