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The women are right

Lincoln women knew the purpose of last week’s mystery item. Hopefully, some men will respond with what this week’s mystery item is by next Tuesday. Answers will appear ...

Notice the drawings on the mystery item

This week, we take a break from kitchen items. Notice the designs on the glass. If you know what this week’s mystery item is and what it was used for or if you ever used ...

Exercise good throughout the ages and at any age

Studebaker is a household name and there is a local connection to it. Do you know where Studebaker originated and why? If you don’t know, you’re in for a surprise. Pl ...

Yikes, we stumped readers

It’s really lonely here this week at Out of the Museum. That’s because nobody responded with what last week’s mystery item was used for at the kitchen or dining ...

Continuing with the kitchen theme this week

Although reader response was lighter than expected for last week’s mystery item, we’re keeping with the food theme in hopes of stirring more responses from readers. Ac ...

Plenty of curly-hair fans in Lincoln

Readers came through this week big time in identifying last week’s mystery items, as the answers below show. We hope readers will know the purpose of this week’s myste ...

Don’t forget Lincoln has an airport

This week’s mystery item has two questions. Who is the beloved man in the photo and what is he holding? Here’s a not-very-helpful hint: longtime Lincoln residents will ...

Remembering our POW/MIA service men and women

Response was great, regarding last week’s mystery item. Hopefully, residents will know what this week’s mystery item is and respond with answers to carolf@goldcountrym ...

Communication by barbed wire

If you have an idea what this week’s mystery item pictured above is, please let us know at carolf@goldcountrymedia.com. For more hints, visit the Lincoln Area Archives Museu ...

Wool carders well-known around the area

We were pleased to see that several readers knew what last week’s mystery item was and its exact purpose. If you know or can figure out what this week’s mystery item i ...

We don't like stumping readers

We finally stumped Lincoln News Messenger readers. It has been several weeks since no one had the answer to the name or use of last week’s mystery item. Hopefully, this week ...

What could this item be?

Readers continue to outsmart Out of the Museum as several residents immediately had the answers to last week’s mystery item. If you know what this week’s item pictured ...

Readers haven't been stumped yet

We couldn’t trick readers last month and that trend continues the first week of April. If you know what the item above is, which is featured at the Lincoln Area Archives Mus ...

Out of the Museum

As predicted, last week’s mystery item stumped most readers. Only Natalie B. was brave enough to answer: “My thought is that it is a bag with the logo of a telephone s ...

Lincolnites draw together for Placer County's Heritage Trail

This past weekend was the first time Lincoln Area Archives Museum (LAAM) was invited to be part of Placer County’s Heritage Trail. Lincolnites backed the efforts of the museum v ...