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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.
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.
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-
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..
Movie is slow to load so be patient
It is a fun view...