Gold Country Museum

New Placer museums chief breathing life into history

Placer County’s museum artifacts are turning up in the darndest places. In the Placer Herald newspaper office in Rocklin, chairs once occupied by its 19th-century publisher ...

County supervisors approve $93K for museum relocation

The Placer County Board of Supervisors agreed Tuesday that the county would cover the $93,000 cost of moving Gold Country Museum from its location in Gold Country Fairgrounds to th ...

Supervisors OK $93K for museum relocation

The Placer County Board of Supervisors agreed this week that the county would cover the $93,000 cost of moving Gold Country Museum from its location in Gold Country Fairgrounds to ...

Come learn what local history has to offer on The Heritage Trail

Where can you learn to split granite blocks with hand tools, get zapped by a violet ray, have your mug shot taken, trade barbs with a notorious murderer and come face to face with ...

Taffy pull, grizzly bear steaks marked Auburn’s first Christmas

  Much has changed since the first recorded celebration of Christmas in Auburn, 163 years ago. A day off to eat, drink and be merry in the company of others is one cultural ...

Ronny & the Classics work that latter-day rock ’n’ roll

On Aug. 29 the Black & White Ball’s Memphis Stage will be rockin’ with music from Ronny & the Classics and Steve Williams. Ronny & the Classics consists of five members. They ...

Museums unveil new exhibit

Placer County museums have something old, something new, something borrowed but nothing blue. A recently unveiled exhibit showcases wedding dresses worn by Placer County women th ...