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Placer County Courthouse

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101 Maple St, Auburn, CA 95603-5026
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HISTORICAL BUILDING

I have lived in Auburn for over 30 years now and have enjoyed seeing this building every time I go... read more

Reviewed November 26, 2015
1927345
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Auburn, California
Great historic building

Wonderful historic county courthouse; architectural delight. Rich in history, lots of great... read more

Reviewed September 1, 2015
TR4ABill
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Auburn, California
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101 Maple St, Auburn, CA 95603-5026
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"placer county"
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"beautiful building"
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"old town"
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"donation"
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Reviewed November 26, 2015

I have lived in Auburn for over 30 years now and have enjoyed seeing this building every time I go into this area. A lovely sight and inside it is worthy of visiting. Be prepared to climb lots of stirs but there is a back...More

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Reviewed September 1, 2015

Wonderful historic county courthouse; architectural delight. Rich in history, lots of great woodwork--19th century construction

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Reviewed July 9, 2015

The Placer County Courthouse is a fairly well-preserved and maintained historical landmark in Auburn, CA, the Placer County seat. It's situated on a rise in the Old Town and looks impressive from many vantage points in the city. The Courthouse is a working landmark and...More

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Reviewed February 19, 2015

One of the 4 remaining domed courthouses in California! Picturesque with a small museum inside. See the gold nuggets on display.

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Reviewed January 20, 2015 via mobile

My friend and I went here after a hike last weekend, and we were glad we made the effort to stop by! They have a great museum in the basement, and the building itself is stunning!

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Reviewed December 2, 2014

Take a look at what the Gold Rush money bought back in the day. This is a lovely bit of architecture. Bring your camera. Its totally a place worth a pic.

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Reviewed November 11, 2014

Pick a Saturday morning that's brisk and not too hot and go to the courthouse just before 10:00 for a great tour of old Auburn. It's free but allow yourself about two hours. You'll see so much history and when the tour is over, there...More

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Reviewed November 3, 2014

Style and interesting history. Old jail use to be next door, but was torn down and built elsewhere. Reall close to Old Auburn, so convenient to visit.

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Reviewed October 21, 2014

Nothing to dislike! Nice displays and a great film with lots of history. Docent at the desk was also full of information. Very friendly.

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Reviewed September 30, 2014

Awesome museum about California and the gold rush. Spent an hour there. Farmer's market is across the street.

Thank Jeffrey J
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