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Remember When for the week of 12/13/2013

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian
 

75 YEARS AGO.....1938

Santa Claus will make an appearance after the free matinee at the Town Hall Theater in Quincy at 4 p.m. to meet with children of Plumas County to go over their Christmas wish lists.

50 YEARS AGO.....1963

The new St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Greenville will open this Christmas with the offering of Christmas Eve Midnight Mass. The old church proved too small and the new church building will accommodate 300. The cost of construction was $57,677.00. For the time being, the old pews and chairs will be used.

25 YEARS AGO.....1988

The Village Inn at Lake Almanor threw a farewell party for the cast and crew of the movie filmed here in Plumas County recently, including the star of the film, Clint Eastwood.

Placer Savings has moved into their new Quincy offices on Crescent Street.

10 YEARS AGO.....2003

The new 5,000 square foot Plumas County Animal Shelter building located in East Quincy opened this week. The $1.1 million facility has 20 indoor kennels with outdoor runs and an administrative area.

Note: items included in the weekly Remember When column are taken from our bound newspaper archives and represent writing styles of that particular period. The spelling and grammar are not edited, so the copy is presented as it actually appeared in the original newspaper.

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