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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 June 1, 2017                                                                       Time: 6:30 Dinner, 7:00 Program Where:Veterans Hall 100 East St, Auburn Cost: $16 per person.                                 Menu:: To be announced. Program:  The speaker for June is Julia Bricklin from the Los Angeles area. Her new book is: America’s Best Female Sharpshooter, the rise and fall of Lillian Francis Smith. Of special interest to Placer County folks as Lillian owned a shooting gallery right in Auburn for a short time.   Mail Check to: PCHS c/o Jane Hamilton 1871 Crockett Road, Auburn, CA   95603. (530) 885- 7839 or 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.