The Lime Kiln Chronicles

Through our newsletter, the Lime Kiln Chronicles, the Friends share the latest in historical research, recent gifts, and activities in the District.  The Chronicles is published twice yearly, April 1 and October 1.


    2013

  • Fall/Winter 2013

    Fall/Winter 2013 Newsletter

    Crystals, Caves & Kilns exhibit
    Snowball firebricks
    Student archaeology dig
    Hay Barn Restoration
    Kalkar Quarry
    George Silva historic photos
  • Spring/Summer 2013

    Spring/Summer 2013 Newsletter

    Hay Barn to be Restored!
    Lime's Sister Industry: Bituminous Rock
    A Model Home (Cabin B)
    The New Fence, Boy Scout Jonathan Chaney
    New Signs Greet Visitors
    Spring Archaeological Excavation
    IRA Charitable Rollover Program Reauthorized for 2013
    Branding Iron
                                                                                              A Crash Course in Technology
                                                                                              Lime and Fingerprints
                                                                                              Isaac Davis Quasquicentennial

  • 2012

  • Fall/Winter 2012 - 2013

    Fall/Winter 2012 - 2013 Newsletter

    Archaeology (cabin B study completed)
    Barn, Hay (exhibit at the MAH)
    Barn, Hay (feasibility study)
    Bricks (sent to museum in Japan)
    Cooperage (study completed)
    Cowell, Ernest V. (employees in will)
    “Our Lady of Miracles” (artifact discovered)
    Paramoure, Patricia (archaeology study by)
    Photograph (aerial, 1957)
    Signs, interpretive (funding received)
  • Spring/Summer 2012

    Spring/Summer 2012 Newsletter

    Cabin B Restoration (restoration photos)
    Cattle
    Conde, Joseph (interview)
    Cook House (last cooks)
    Coewll, Alica (petitions for more money, 1912)
    Cowell, S. H. (supposed last visit)
    Hay (harvesting)
    Hunters (unwelcome on Cowell Ranch)
    Lime Kilns (description of Rincon)
    Lorenzana, Jim (interview)
    Morgan, Sally (staff liaison departs)
    Netto, Joseph and Mary (worked for Cowell)
    Plants (tour to see)
    Rincon
    Timber Framing (lecture and demonstration)

  • 2011

  • Fall/Winter 2011 - 2012

    Fall/Winter 2011 - 2012 Newsletter

    Barn, Hay (study completed)
    Boy Scouts (restore fence)
    Community Foundation (grant for cooperage)
    Gosliner, Aaron (sign discovered)
    Lime Kiln, continuous (sesquicentennial)
    Movies (made here in 1911)
    Muse, Stan (boy scouts restore fence)
    Photographs (taken in 1960s)
    Signs, interpretive (prototype installed)
  • Spring/Summer 2011

    Spring/Summer 2011 Newsletter

    Barn, Hay (documentation starts)
    Cardiff Shed (restoration work)
    Cowell, S. H. (birthday and biography)

  • 2010

  • Fall/Winter 2010 - 2011

    Fall/Winter 2010 - 2011 Newsletter

    Archaeology (update on Cabin B)
    Baker-Rabe, Philippa (interview with student)
    Cooperage (grant to document)
    Jordan descendants (visit lime works)
    Nails (using to date Cabin B)
    National Trust for Hist. Preservation (grant)
    Newspapers (old ones in Cabin B)
    Wood (donated)
  • Spring/Summer 2010

    Spring/Summer 2010 Newsletter

    Barrel lifer (tool)
    Plaque, National Register (unveiled)
    Sugar (use of lime making)

  • 2009

  • Fall/Winter 2009 - 2010

    Fall/Winter 2009 - 2010 Newsletter

    Cabin B (restoration continues)
    Certificate of Appreciation from City
    Conference, Lime (report on)
    Jordan, A. P. and family
  • Spring/Summer 2009

    Spring/Summer 2009 Newsletter

    Brown, Albert (biography)
    Cabin B (restoration begins)
    Cooperage (grant to stabilize)
    Cowell, Henry (quote about kiln)
    Cowell, S. H. Foundation (grant from)
    Depressions, economic

  • 2008

  • Fall/Winter 2008 - 2009

    Fall/Winter 2008 - 2009 Newsletter

    Bricks (refractory used in kilns)
    Cabrillo Civic Club (donation)
    Cacace, Jo Ann (interview)
    Cowell, Henry (confusion with musician)
    Lime (used by rich and famous)
    Rose (heritage variety at Cabin B)
    Silva, Carlos (family history)