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4tC Wednesday, July 25, 2001 At ~l~l~d for lads Bulletin, Progressive, \ Cel, ating Plumas History It always seems that ty, from mountain life, to how good hard work can be. people visiting an area have native peoples, dating back And, go visit the museum more information about lo- to the gold mining and pio- sometime soon! cal history and events than neer days and beyond. the locals do. Maybe that's Best of all, you can Cream Sherbet because, when it's close by, learn what it was like to be by Rhoda Thompson people always think, "I'll get a kid in those days--the to it sometime." Then, they chores, the schooling, the Ingredients: don't, daily trials of living. 1/2 cup sugar Plumas County is Almost everything 1 cup grated pine- very lucky to have the var- ied history and geography it does. Not only is this part of the country beautiful, but it is rich in stories and lore from times past. So, in celebration of the wonderful history of our home county, this page brings you games, puzzles, and articles all about Plumas's natural and writ- ten history. It's important to know and apprecmte our history, as it is part of who we are. We should all take the time to learn about our past. The Plumas County Museum has bunches of in- was done differently in a pi- oneer household, and most of the time, it was hard la- bor just to live day by day. Even a century ago, the simple things that are a part of every child's life nowadays were luxuries, like ice cream. Kids couldn't buy ice cream or treats on every corner the way kids can now. If you wanted ice cream, you made it yourself. To begin with, here is a recipe for sherbet, creat- ed by Rhoda Thompson, who was born and raised here in the 1800s. She was the aunt of Stella Fay Miller, the woman who made the apple Juice and pulp of two oranges Juice and pulp of one lemon I pint of cream I pint of milk Directions: Let all ingredients except cream and milk stand on back of stove (which means low heat in saucepan) until sugar dissolves, then chill. Pour in pint of cream and pint of milk. Freeze, all together using a hand-turned freezer. (For those of us that don't have a hand-turned freezer, try freezing mixture for a F.ST 187.5 Quincy 283-0480 ] Office: (530) 283-3330 P.O. Box 3940 (800) 655-8350 455 W. Main Street Fax: (530) 283-2150 Quincy, Ca 95971 493 W. Main St. August I-7