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Old Town Auburn – a rich history

mikeob | July 21, 2009

Welcome to historic Old Town Auburn, California, located in the heart of Placer County !!!
Old Town Auburn has a rich history going back 160 years.
Gold was discovered in a ravine here in 1848 by Claude Chana, just a few months after James Marshall discovered the first gold at Sutter’s Mill not far away. The town [...]