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What's Happening at the Society

meetings

Note: The Benton Welty Historic Classroom will be open to the public from 11 to 2 Monday-Friday through August.
No appointment needed.

Placer County Historical Society Dinner Meetings

Next General Dinner Meeting Date: Thursday, October 5, 2023
Meeting at 6:00, Dinner
at 6:15, Speaker begins about 6:45
Speakers:

Troy and Sandy Simesters will do a presentation about Foresthill

Location:

Veterans Memorial Hall
100 East Street, Auburn, CA

Cost for dinner: $20 per person
Menu: Catered by Catering by Design.
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 September 28, 2023 at:

Email: hamiltonjane1@me.com

Or send checks to:

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

2023 Dinner meetings and speakers

February 2nd Alfred Corral on Joel Parker Whitney

April 6th – Phil Sexton on Return to Gold Mountain; honoring the unknown Chinese who built a railroad and changed our Nation

June 1st – Barbara Leak on the history of Loomis and the Placer County fruit industry

October 5th – Troy and Sandy Simesters on Foresthill

December 7th – Chris Enss on Ladies of the Railroad

 

2023 Board Meetings

January 5

March 2

May 4

July 6

September 7

November 2

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

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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.
 

Note: The Benton Welty Historic Classroom will be open to the public from 11 to 2 Monday-Friday through August.
No appointment needed.

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