History

High school hi-jinks Part one - the picnic and other eyefuls

I don’t know why those two high school boyfriends of ours got so testy.  So irritated.   What was the big deal?  They wouldn’t even have known th ...

The long road to Lincoln, part six: horses! horses! horses!

In 1852, Samuel Fleming had reunited with his family and settled back into life on the Mississippi River. But not for long. In his three-year absence, he had crisscrossed the Gol ...

Lincoln Chronicles for Nov. 27

Lincoln Chronicles   1 YEAR AGO Nov. 28, 2013 – New police chief a good sign for Lincoln – Hiring of full-time chief Rex Marks signals financial recovery, ...

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 ...