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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 December 7, 2017                                                                       Time: 6:30 Dinner, 7:30 Program Where: Veterans Hall 100 East St, Auburn Cost: $16 per person.                                 Menu: Gourmet Christmas Dinner, Catered by Lisa Bloom “A Window Opened” Program: Click here to read about the program. Mail Check to: PCHS c/o Jane Hamilton 1871 Crockett Road, Auburn, CA   95603. (530) 885-7839 or hamiltonjane1@me.com DO NOT BRING ALCOHOL. County directives prohibit it and we can't get liability coverage.
 Always a good choice to visit a local museum of your choice .
A complete calendar of events is published on the last page of The Placer. Click here to read the current edition.
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.
Placer County Historical Society President April McDonald in the Benton Welty School Room with some of her board members.
Splitting Granite -Heritage Trail event at the Rocklin Historical Society and Museum. Click here to read article.
Roy Ruhkala explains how to split granite.