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Welcome to the Placer County Historical Society
Here's your opportunity to be part of a great group. We have been around more than a century. Join us in the adventure of  going through the sluice book of time. Discover those historical golden nuggets to pass on to future generations. Our  purpose is to promote interest in the history of Placer County. We discover, collect and make accessible historical facts. We  mark places of historical interest and sponsor the Placer County Museum. Keep checking back and explore as our website  grows. We welcome suggestions and submissions. For as little as $10 a year you can join us. Click for application. 
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Calendar Items        Heritage Trail Aug 2-3 Placer County Historical Society board meetings --2 pm Thursday, Sept 4, Nov 6, Rm. 10, Auburn City Hall, 1225 Lincoln way. 530 888-7837 Placer County Historical Society Dinner -- 6:30 pm Thursday, Oct 2, Bill Marble of Rocklin Historical Society who has been researching famed Joel Parker Whitney will tell about some of his findings. Veterans Memorial Hall, 100 East St., Auburn. Dinner, $14.  Call Betty Samson to reserve 530 885- 5074 Heritage Trail No. 7--10 am to 4 pm Saturday-Sunday, Aug 2-3, 2014, record 20 museums Roseville to Tahoe. 530 889-6500. Old Town Walking Tours -- 10 am every Saturday, Historic Courthouse, 101 Maple St., Auburn. Lasts about an hour. (530) 888-6500. Loomis Basin Historical Society -- 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug 20, Loomis Library, 916 663-3971 Rocklin Historical Society -- 6 pm Monday, Aug 11, Old St Mary's Chapel annex, 5152 Front St 916 624-3464  Roseville Historical Society -- 4 pm Tuesday Aug 11, Carnegie Museum, 557 Lincoln St., Roseville 916 773-3003