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California State Indian Museum

 
 
California State Indian Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, January 15, 2006
1. California State Indian Museum Marker
Note the NDGW Logo Artwork on Marker
Inscription.
This museum dedicated to
LOYALTY – COOPERATION – PROGRESS
And to the Ideals of
AMERICAN DEMOCRACY

 
Erected 1940 by The Sacramento County Parlors of Native Daughters of the Golden West, Dec. 15, 1940.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 38° 34.379′ N, 121° 28.305′ W. Marker is in Sacramento, California, in Sacramento County. Marker is on K Street. Click for map. Marker and Museum are on the grounds of Sutter's Fort State Historic Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2618 K Street, Sacramento CA 95816, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sutter's Fort (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Coloma Road (about 600 feet away); General John A. Sutter (about 600 feet away); New Helvetia Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Dunn Mansion (approx. 0.4 miles away); General Albert M. Winn (approx. 0.4 miles away); First United Methodist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); The First Hundred Years are the Hardest (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Sacramento.
 
Regarding California State Indian Museum.
California State Indian Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, January 15, 2006
2. California State Indian Museum Marker
Marker is mounted on the building to the left of the doors.(Note: These doors are facing the street but are the back side of the building. Entrance to the museum is on the opposite side of the building)
This site has been designated as California Registered Historical Landmark No.991: The State Indian Museum was built fifty years ago as California's first state-run museum devoted to Indian cultures. It continues to serve the same purpose today, displaying an updated major exhibit on California's Indian peoples.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia Account of the State Indian Museum. (Submitted on December 2, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
2. The State Indian Museum State Historic Park. (Submitted on December 2, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
 
Additional comments.
1. State Indian Museum
On the grounds of Sutter’s Fort in downtown Sacramento, the California State Indian Museum displays exhibits and artifacts illustrating the culture of the state’s earliest inhabitants. As many as 300,000 to 1,000,000 Native Americans lived in California before the arrival of the first Europeans. There were more than 150 distinct tribal groups. The artifacts in the museum include basketry, beadwork, clothing and exhibits about the ongoing traditions of various California Native American groups. There is a display about Ishi, the last of the Yahi Indians. Ishi managed to remain hidden from western civilization until 1911 when he was discovered in northern
Entrance to the State Indian Museum image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, January 15, 2006
3. Entrance to the State Indian Museum
California. Native American structures have been built in an outdoor demonstration area. The museum has a number of special events throughout the year.
Source: KCRA3 – Where the News Comes First
    — Submitted December 2, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.

 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,213 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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