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Historical Sites in Placerville, CA

Historical Sites in Placerville, CA

Today Placerville, California is known for its wineries, whitewater rafting and luxurious bed and breakfasts. But Placerville has a rich history, being one of the most popular mining areas during the California Gold Rush that took place from 1848 – 1855. Placerville was officially established in 1854, and because of its history and many attractions, it is a top destination in the greater Sacramento area. Today many businesses run out of historical buildings including Eden Vale Inn which used to be a hay barn of one of Placerville’s pioneer families and Bene Restaurante, which is in the historic part of downtown that features buildings from when Placerville was first established. Below is a guide to the historical sites in Placerville to visit on your trip. Continue reading “Historical Sites in Placerville, CA” »