Lincoln Area Archives Museum

Back to the farm

Last week’s mystery item highlighted Lincoln’s rich agricultural history. All mystery items can be seen at the nonprofit Lincoln Area Archives Museum, at 640 5th St. Vi ...

Lincoln Opera House was the place to go

We stumped readers with last week’s mystery item. And that’s not fun. We like hearing from our readers. If you know or might know what this week’s mystery item ...

Do you know any details about the True Ball Hall?

This week’s mystery item is the True Blue Hall and its significance to Lincoln. If you know or might know about this week’s mystery item, please send answers to carolf ...

Really tied into our area’s history

Last week’s mystery item from the Lincoln Area Archives Museum was a hard one to identify but significantly tied into Lincoln’s beginnings. This week’s mystery ...

Questions still about last week’s mystery item

The mystery item featured last week is still a mystery. No, this is not a riddle. The docent’s explanation below will explain what we mean about the possible answers. In the ...

Last week’s tool was well-known

We loved readers’ comments this week. Everyone who answered knew exactly what it was (a scribe) and its purpose. If you know or might know what this week’s mystery ite ...

Check out the Lincoln Area Archives Museum gifts

When you’re downtown this week doing your holiday shopping, why not stop by the Lincoln Area Archives Museum and see what gifts are for sale there? You’ll find the perf ...

Two messages this week

This Saturday is an especially great time to visit the Lincoln Area Archives Museum as docents will have extended hours, due to the annual downtown holiday events (see front page s ...

What is this household item?

The mystery item pictured above isn’t used as frequently today. Do you know what it is and what it was used for in homes? If you know, please send answers to carolf@goldcoun ...

Hundreds attend Veterans Day ceremonies in Lincoln

Scores of area residents attended two Veterans Day ceremonies Sunday in Lincoln, with 300-plus at a Lincoln Hills ceremony and a standing-room-only crowd of 100-plus at the Lincoln ...

This item was popular years ago

Most readers didn't know the purpose of last week’s mystery item. OK, only one reader knew. We hope that more readers know the purpose of this week's mystery item. ...

Lincoln residents, business donate for fire victims

Lincoln resident Courtney Campbell is collecting donations for fire victims again. This year, she is using a conference room at the Holiday Inn Express as her headquarters and dona ...

Drop off gift cards for fire victims at Lincoln museum

The Lincoln Area Archives Museum is a drop-off point for gift cards to be donated to Camp Fire victims in the Butte County area. The fire, which started Thursday, remains deadly an ...

Patriotic-related focus this week

We stumped readers with last week’s mystery item. But we don’t like doing that. So here’s a hint for this week’s mystery item, pictured above: it has some ...

The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month

The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month marks the end of World War I, “The War to End All Wars,” or so it was hoped.  2018 marks the 100th anniversary ...