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Geography question this week

While we stumped readers with last week’s mystery item, we hope that many readers will offer answers to this week’s question. This week’s question is where was t ...

What is this tool?

The Lincoln Area Archives Museum has some strange-looking tools from the past on display. If you know or might know what this week’s mystery item is, please send answers to ...

This week’s question has several answers

While many readers might know what this week’s mystery item is, what are some of the items that were put in it? If you know or might know what this week’s mystery item ...

A rock-based question this week

The Lincoln Area Archives Museum off of 5th Street has everything from farm exhibits to veterans’ photos to pottery. This week’s mystery item is obviously a rock. Can ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

Having fun with history

We’re hoping that some readers will shed light on what this week’s mystery item is and when it was popular. If you know or might know what this week’s mystery it ...

Going old school this week

Almost stumped again! Last week’s mystery item was a military-related question and we only received one answer. So this week, we have an easy mystery item to identity in the ...

Stumped again!

No one knew what Lincoln Area Archives Museum President Elizabeth Jansen was standing next to last week. That doesn’t make us feel good because we like hearing about the pas ...

A fond look back at a kitchen item

We’re glad to say that readers knew the identity of last week’s mystery item. We hope that trend continues with this week’s mystery item, pictured here with Linc ...