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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 a year you can join us. Click for application.

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Placer County Historical Society Dinner Meeting When: Thursday Dec 1, 2016                                                                       Time: 6:30 Dinner, 7:30 Program Where: Auburn Veterans Hall 100 East St, Auburn Cost:         per person.                                 Menu: Special holiday fare prepared by our new caterer, Lisa Bloom, owner of A Window Opened in Meadow Vista. The dinner is Chicken Marsala, mashed potatoes, salad, vegetable, rolls, dessert and beverage.   Mail Check to: PCHS c/o Bonnie Wilson, 1890 Pheasant Hill Lane, Auburn 95602 (530) 878-6640 Program: “Gold Rush Medicine.Dr. Bob LaPerriere, a retired dermatologist affectionately known in the history community as Dr. Bob, is curator of the Sacramento County Medical Society History Museum and so much more in local history and cemeteries communities. A must-see presentation. Also a drawing for prizes. DO NOT BRING ALCOHOL. County directives prohibit it and we can't get liability coverage. A complete calendar of events is published on the last page of The Placer. Click here to read the current edition.
 Always a good choice -  visit a local museum of your choice .
Historic Guided Walking Tour of 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 530-889-6500. Go to the Links page to see the tour brochure..