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Try one of our 15 restaurants, or 40 quaint shops and services. Don’t miss the Old Town Gallery featuring the works of 60 local artists, all in one old historical building. Four museums can be found within a few blocks, where history buffs will find lots of rich Gold Country history.
The California Welcome Center is located at 1103 High Street near the Lincoln Way intersection.
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.
From simple egg to timeless art, the business owner, Virgi Bondi creates everything from jewelry boxes, purses, necklaces and even elaborate pieces such as her cinderella coach and ferris wheel.
Waterfalls and sweeping views of the Sacramento Valley and the Sutter Buttes.