Thursday, August 18, 2022

Category: History Stories

From the Files of the Lassen Historical Society: The Lynching of Holden Dick and Vicente Olivas

By Susan Couso Holden Dick was a bad man, and he spent a lot of time in the company of other bad men. He was...

From the Files of the Lassen Historical Society: Susanville’s Railroad Era Part Two

By Susan Couso Through ‘fits and starts’ and plenty of stops, 1912 offered an abundance of hope that a railroad was coming to Susanville. By...

From the Files of the Lassen Historical Society: Susanville’s Railroad Era Part One

By Susan Couso By 1890, the railroads were the height of progress and economic stability. Everyone wanted a railroad in their area. The Gilded Age,...

From the Files of the Lassen Historical Society: Susanville Post Office Safe

by Susan Couso The Lassen County Historical Society is always thrilled to have a piece of our history returned to its ‘roots’. This safe was...

From the Files of the Lassen Historical Society: The Lassen County Fair

By Susan Couso In 1878, a group of local men got together and created the Plumas, Lassen and Modoc District Fair Association. The organization was...

From the Files of the Lassen Historical Society: George Lincoln Tomb

by Susan Couso Nurture vs. nature has long been a topic of debate, but no one will ever know what makes some people do the...
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