History

‘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 ...

EAA’s Ford Tri-Motor Tour visits Lincoln June 4 to 7

The Lincoln Regional Airport will be the last stop in California of the Experimental Aircraft Association’s 1929 Ford Tri-Motor tour from June 4 to June 7. Sponsored by the ...

The Magazine, part three Cuba, curds and Lazy Liver candy

Apparently, many Victorian women were itching to break loose from their corsets and try their luck at earning some spending money.  Toward this liberated end, the magazi ...

The magazine - part 2 Beauty the Victorian way

Browsing through the old 1899 magazine, one would have thought that Victorian women had all of our modern appliances and conveniences that free women from hands-on housekeeping cho ...

Lincoln Chronicles for the week of May 7

1 YEAR AGO May 1, 2014 - John Adams Academy looking to expand into Lincoln area - Officials from John Adams Academy, a charter school ...

Dresser drawers The magazine, part one

It's an old, old dresser, belonging to my great-grandparents.  Old as it was, it seemed as if it had enough life left in it to allow the wood to grow back together, almos ...