Out of the Museum

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 ...

Another week, another mystery item

OK, several readers had answers to last week’s mystery item from the Lincoln Area Archives Museum. But this week’s mystery item pictured here will probably be unknown ...

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 ...

Whatever could this item be?

Readers are on a roll. Several residents knew what last week’s mystery item was and hopefully, they’ll know the purpose of the item pictured here. If you know, please ...

Last week's mystery question was easy for some residents

While last week’s mystery item wasn’t a mystery to some residents, this week’s mystery item might be more of a puzzle.  If you know, please send answers to ...

Out of the Museum

  This week’s mystery question is in regards to the colorful glass display at the Lincoln Area Archives Museum, located downtown at 640 5th St. Do you know what t ...

Hina dolls on display this month at Lincoln Area Archives Museum

This week’s question about the mystery item pictured here is, “Did Japan produce articulated dolls in the 1800s like Germany, France and the United States? If you ...

Dolls are more than just toys

Do you know what connection is between the dolls pictured above and a religious festival? If  you know, please send answers to carolf@goldcountrymedia.com. If you don’t ...

Out of the Museum

What did the scale pictured above with docent Lynne Engellenner weigh? If you know, please send answers to carolf@goldcountrymedia.com. Answers will appear in next week’s new ...

Are checks outdated today?

We’re giving you a break this week with no questions about the mystery couple pictured here this week. Next week, though, we’ll tell you about this generous couple. Re ...

Tiles are popular for collecting

What this week’s mystery item pictured here was used for might surprise you. If you know the answer, please send to carolf@goldcountrymedia.com. Answers will appear in next w ...