Welcome to the Placer County Historical Society
Calendar Items Placer County Historical Society Dinner Meeting When: Thursday February 4                                                                       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 Betty Samson 8780 Baxter Grade Road, Auburn, CA 95603 Menu: Chinese New Year’s dinner Program: “The Wit and Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln,” presented by Arnold Kunst,   Click here for more info about the dinner program. * DO NOT BRING ALCOHOL. County directives prohibit it and we can't get liability coverage. 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. Walking Tour of Historical Old Town Auburn - Every Saturday at 10am. Meet a Placer County Museum Docent at the Courthouse Museum 101 Maple St. Auburn for a 1- hour tour. Info 889-6500.
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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 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 Click for application.
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