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Dinner Meeting                                                    When: Thursday June 7 2018.                                                                      Time: 6:30 Dinner, 7:30 Program Where: Veterans Memorial Hall 100 East St, Auburn Cost: $16 per person {Please no alcohol}                                 Dinner: Catered by Lisa Bloom, A Window Opened BBQ Tri-tip and Chicken, BBQ Beans, Salad, Strawberry Shortcake. Program: The program for the June Dinner meeting will be presented by Brendan Compton.  Brendan has been making documentary films for twenty-five years.  His company is BA Productions.  He recently presented to the Society the informative and enjoyable program on the use of rotary plows in the Sierra.  This program will be a short film interviewing Nancy Longnecker, a resident of Blue Canyon since 1936.  She has wonderful tales of growing up in that isolated community in the foothills. Her family includes engineers who drove the Donner Summit route for many years. This promises to be an in- depth look at one of Placer County’s unique citizens. RSVP to Jane Hamilton.Mail check to Jane at 1871 Crockett Road, Auburn, CA   95603 or call 530 885- 7839 or email hamiltonjane1@me.com
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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 on this website to see the tour brochure.
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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