February Preview

Wingfield’s Meadowbrook Ranch circa 1911. Courtesy of Fred and Alyce Bangham
A little bit of everything is on tap from the Ravendale Post Office’s forthcoming celebration to Fletcher Walker’s 1927 “snowball brigade.” Among other topics is that of the Fairview School and the Susanville Congregational Church. Two items that I just keep procrastinating is the legend of the Holden Dick Mine. The other is about the famed explorer Leonard Clark who grew up in the Honey Lake Valley and graduated from Lassen High School in 1919. Clark had numerous relatives in the region including the Brubeck and Litch families. In addition, he was married to George Wingfield’s daughter. Stay tuned.

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