Saturday, January 28, 2023

Category: History Stories

From the Files of the Lassen Historical Society: The Wildfire of 1924

by Susan Couso One thing that we all know about in Lassen County is wildfire. Fire, of course, is a handy thing, but when out...

From the Files of the Lassen Historical Society: Alta Wageman Jensen

by Susan Couso Time has a way of changing things, usually for the better, but we need to set aside our chrono-centrism to understand that...

From the Files of the Lassen Historical Society: Isaac Knoch

by Susan Couso In the middle of the nineteenth century, Germany was in turmoil. Political reforms failed and the old German Confederation regained power with...

From the Files of the Lassen Historical Society: Women of the Honey Lake Valley

by Susan Couso In Honey Lake Valley, women got an early start showing their worth. Most of them had been transplanted several times before reaching...

From the Files of the Lassen Historical Society: Christmas in Susanville

by Susan Couso Since the first emigrants spent the winter in Honey Lake Valley, Christmas has been celebrated. Meager means and harsh conditions did not...

From the Files of the Lassen Historical Society: The Wedding Flight Gets Lost

by Susan Couso Dr. John J. Mahoney was a San Francisco dentist who fell in love with a much younger woman. His passion was aimed...