You have two weekends to catch-up on museums you missed to complete your Get-up-and-Go cards or your Student Scavenger Hunt to enter drawings for goodies. The Heritage Trail returns for the final weekend on August 31st thru September 2nd.
August 31st 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
DeWitt History Museum
2985 Richardson Dr., Auburn
View exhibits on the history of the DeWitt Government Center from its inception as a World War II Army Hospital, its use as a State Mental Hospital and finally its use as a Placer County Government Center. Displays will also cover the early history of the area from Nisenan Maidu Indians to early mining and ranching. Special van tours of the historic campus every half hour from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm.
Normal Hours of Operation: Wednesdays Noon – 4:00 pm.
September 1st & 2nd 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Forest Hill Divide Museum
24601 Harrison St., Foresthill
Watch blacksmiths craft period tools, view exhibits on mining, Native American Heritage, the lumber industry, fires & firefighting and life in the Victorian era. Hands-on activities for kids, craft and food booths, gold panning demonstrations, and visitors can watch the State Gold Panning championships. Visitors can also enjoy the re-enactments of the Georgetown Regulators. They are combining the Heritage Trail with their annual Heritage Festival.
Memorial Day - Labor Day Saturday and Sunday 12:00-4:00
For the full Heritage Trail calendar and for information on the Student Scavenger Hunt, please scroll to the post below.