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What's Happening at the Society


Placer County Historical Society Dinner Meetings

Next General Dinner Meeting Date: Thursday, February 1, 2024
Meeting at 6:00, Dinner at 6:15, Speaker begins at 6:45


Mike Lynch will be the speaker giving us an update on what's happening at the Placer County Historical Foundation and explaining the process of getting the Hammond Houses on the list of historic buildings.


Veterans Memorial Hall
100 East Street, Auburn, CA

Cost for dinner:

Non-members always welcome! If you would like to come just for the speaker, there is no admission charge.


Please RSVP to Jane Hamilton by January 25, 2024:


Or send checks to:

c/o Jane Hamilton
1871 Crockett Rd.
Auburn, Ca. 95603


2024 Dinner meetings

Information about speakers will be added as it becomes available.


February 1

April 4

June 6

October 3

December 5

2024 Board Meetings

January 4

March 7

May 2

July - to be determined

September 5

November 7

Historic Guided Walking Tour of Old Town Auburn 

Every Saturday at 10am.
Meet a Placer County Museum Docent at the Courthouse Museum for a 1 hour tour.
Placer County Courthouse, 101 Maple St., Auburn
Info 530-889-6500.

Plaques and Monuments

Benton Welty Historic Classroom School Tours

Placer County Historical Society offers FREE one hour visits to the historic 1916 Benton Welty classroom in Auburn. The tours are designed for 2nd thru 4th graders. See more about the tours here.

The Placer newsletter, a publication of the Placer County Museums

See our publication, The Placer. Our most current newsletter and an archive of past issues.

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