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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. 
Calendar Items Placer County Historical Society board meeting --2 pm Thursday, Nov 6, Rm. 10, Auburn City Hall, 1225 Lincoln way. 530 888-7837. Placer County Historical Society Dinner -- 6:30 pm Thursday, Dec 4, Veterans Memorial Hall, 100 East St., Auburn. Dinner, $14.  Call Betty Samson to reserve 530 885-5074. Old Town Walking Tours -- 10 am every Saturday, Historic Courthouse, 101 Maple St., Auburn. Lasts about an hour. (530) 888-6500. See the current edition of The Placer for a complete calendar of events.
Ophir Plaque Restored. Play the movie, join the celebration.  Click here for more information..
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The commemorative plaque honoring Gene Markley  is now in Auburn's Central Square near the sculpture of the Nisenan Indian dancer. 
E Clampus Vitus Chapter 3  dedicated the Ronald Reagan plaque on Thursday, Sept. 4 
Click to view  Gene’s plaque