This page provides links to a wide variety of sources of historical information from national to local.
 

 

The Placer publication

The Placer County Museum publication (The Placer) is a rich source of material focused on our local history. This website includes links to over a decade of these publications. Take a look and enjoy:

The Placer current issue

The Placer archive of past issues
 

 

Placer County Museums

See below for a list of museum addresses, contact info, and website links

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The Bernhard Museum Complex

Placer County Museums

The Bernhard Museum Complex

291 Auburn-Folsom Road
Auburn, CA  95603

Email: museums@placer.ca.gov
Phone: 530-889-6500

Website

Fruitvale Schoolhouse Museum

3425 Fruitvale Road
Lincoln, CA  95648

Email: museums@placer.ca.gov

Phone: 530-889-6500

Website

 

The Griffith Quarry Museum

7504 Rock Springs Road
Penryn, CA  95663

Email: museums@placer.ca.gov

Phone: 530-889-6500

Website

Roseville Carnegie Library Museum

557 Lincoln Street
Roseville, CA  95678

Email: info@rosevillehistorical.org

Phone: 916-773-3003

Website

 

The DeWitt History Museum

2985 Richardson Drive
Auburn, CA  95603
Email: museums@placer.ca.gov
Phone: 530-889-6500
Website

Golden Drift Museum

32820 Main Street
Dutch Flat, CA  95714

Email: museums@placer.ca.gov

Phone: 530-889-6500

Website

Maidu Museum & Historic Site

1970 Johnson Ranch Drive
Roseville, CA  95661
Email: maidumuseum@roseville.ca.us

Phone: 916-774-5934

Website

Sierra College Natural History Museum

5100 Sierra College Blvd.,
  Sewell Hall (Bldg. S)
Rocklin, CA  95677
Email: museum@sierracollege.edu
Phone" 916-660-7923

Website

The Forest Hill Divide Museum

24601 Harrison Street
Foresthill, CA  95631
Email: museums@placer.ca.gov

Phone: 530-889-6500

Website

 

The Gold Rush Museum

601 Lincoln Way
Old Auburn Depot Building
Auburn, CA  95603

Email: museums@placer.ca.gov

Phone: 530-889-6500

Website

The Placer County Museum

101 Maple Street
Auburn, CA  95603

Email: museums@placer.ca.gov

Phone: 530-889-6500

Website

 

 
 

Placer County Historical Organizations

Colfax Area Historical Society
Jay McIntyre, President
(530) 346-8599
colfaxhistory.org

Fruitvale School Hall Community  Association
Mark Fowler

Donner Summit Historical Society
Bill Oudegeest
(209) 606-6859
donnersummithistoricalsociety.org

Gold Country Medical History Museum
Lynn Carpenter
(530) 885-1252

Foresthill Divide Historical Society
Troy Simester
(530) 367-3535
foresthillhistory.org

Golden Drift Historical Society
Sarah Fugate
(530) 389-2121

Historical Advisory Board
Glenn Vineyard
(916) 747-1961

Lincoln Highway Association
Trey Pitsenberger 
vice.president@lincolnhighwayassoc.org

Joss House Museum and Chinese History Center
Larry Finney
(530) 305-9380

Loomis Basin Historical Society
Karen Clifford
(916) 663-3871
ppgn.com/loomishistorical.html

Lincoln Area Archives Museum
Elizabeth Jansen
(916) 645-3800
laamca.org

Maidu Museum & Historic Site
Kaitlin Kincade
(916) 774-5934
roseville.ca.us/indianmuseum

Native Sons of the Golden West
Parlor #59
Dave Allen
(530) 878-2878
dsallen59@sbcglobal.net

Placer County Genealogical Society
Diane Fishburn
pcgs.pcgenes.com

Newcastle Portuguese Hall
Association

Mario Farinha
(530) 269-2412

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Placer County Historical Society
April McDonald-Loomis
(530) 823-2128
placercountyhistoricalsociety.org

North Lake Tahoe Historical Society
Phil Sexton
(530) 583-1762
northtahoemuseums.org

Placer County Museums Docent Guild
Craig Norris

 

Placer Sierra Railroad Heritage Society
Chuck Spinks
Psrhs.org

S.N.O.W. Sports Museum
Jill Short Milne
(415) 254-5686
thesnowmuseum.org

Rocklin Historical Society
rocklinhistorial@gmail.com
rocklinhistory.org

Roseville Historical Society
Denise Fiddyment
(916) 773-3003
rosevillehistorical.org