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.
Placer County Historical Society Dinner MeetingWhen: Thursday Oct 6, 2016 Time: 6:30 Dinner, 7:30 ProgramWhere: Auburn Veterans Hall 100 East St, Auburn Cost: $15 per personMail Check to: PCHS, c/o Betty Samson8780 Baxter Grade Road, Auburn, CA 95603Program to be announced.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.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. See Auburn Walkikng Tours on the Links page.
September 2nd 4:00 pm – 7:00 pmDeWitt History Museum2985 Richardson Dr., Auburn530-889-6500 www.placer.ca.gov/museumsView exhibits on the history of the DeWitt Government Center from its inception as a World War II Army Hospital, its use as a State Mental Hospital and finally itsuse as a Placer County Government Center. Click banner for more info