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Calendar Items Placer County Historical Society Dinner Meeting When: Thursday December 3                                                                       Time: 6:30 Dinner, 7:30 Program Where: Auburn Veterans Hall 100 East St, Auburn                                      Cost: $15 per person Mail Check to: PCHS, c/o Bet-ty Samson 8780 Baxter Grade Road, Auburn, CA 95603 * DO NOT BRING ALCOHOL. County directives prohibit it and we can't get liability coverage. Saturday October 17 join in the reinstalltion and dedication of the restored Miller’s Defeat monument. Sunday October 18  Murder, Mayhem and Museums is the theme for a free ‘Tour of the Old Auburn Cemetery’. Meet at 1:30pm. More information will be posted here when available. Auburn Depot – site of The Gold Rush Museum  Click here to read about this local project in the May- June edition of The Placer. A complete calendar of events is published on the last page The Placer. Click here to jump to the current edition of The Placer. Old Town Walking Tours -- 10 am every Saturday, Historic Courthouse, 101 Maple St., Auburn. Lasts about an hour. (530) 888-6500.
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Here's your opportunity to be part of a great group. We have been around more than a century. Join us iadventure 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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