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The Placer County Archives and Research Center is a repository for records generated by the county and a local history and genealogy research center.
The Placer County Archives and Research Center is a repository for records generated by the county and a local history and genealogy research center. The Placer County Collections is where thousands of artifacts that chronicle several hundred years of life in the county are stored. The temperature and humidity controlled storage facility is engineered to keep our history safe and intact.
Located on the corner of C Avenue and 2nd Street.
A 45-ton concrete statue of a Gold Rush era miner stands at the entrance to Old Town Auburn, a small collection of shops, restaurants, and antique stores. The statue is a representation of Claude Chana (1811-1882), the prospector who discovered gold here in the foothills east of Sacramento on May 16, 1848.
Provides shows and productions.
The gallery is balanced with a substantial mix of media and art forms from A (Acrylic) to Z (ok, W for Wood as we have no Z), with every other possible media represented including Bronze castings, welded metal, jewelry, glass, found metal, encaustic wax, fabric art, paper, art cards, watercolor, oil, stone sculpture, and turned wood.