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The California State Insectary

 
 
The California State Insectary Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 5, 2019
1. The California State Insectary Marker
Inscription.  

The California State Insectary
Constructed in 1908

This property has been listed on the National Register of Historical Places by the United States Department of the Interior
 
Location. 38° 34.595′ N, 121° 29.414′ W. Marker is in Sacramento, California, in Sacramento County. Marker is on 13th Street south of L Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sacramento CA 95814, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. El Camino Real Bell (within shouting distance of this marker); Father Junipero Serra (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pioneer Camellia Grove (about 300 feet away); The Civil War Memorial Grove (about 300 feet away); California Firefighters Memorial (about 400 feet away); Thomas Starr King (about 400 feet away); Liberty Bell Replica (about 400 feet away); Civil War Symbol Yields To Time (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sacramento.
 
Also see . . .  The California State Insectary. The Insectary Division of the Commission
An additional California State Insectary plaque image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 5, 2019
2. An additional California State Insectary plaque
Founded by Ellwood Cooper 1907
of Horticulture was responsible for collecting, breeding and disseminating predaceous insects as a means of controlling harmful insects. As part of that work, they collected and disseminated the native species of ladybird (ladybug) beetle or coccinellids, notably Hippodamia convergens. The Insectary is located within the grounds of Capitol Park.
(Submitted on August 5, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.) 
 
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The California State Insectary and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 5, 2019
3. The California State Insectary and Marker
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 5, 2019. This page originally submitted on August 5, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 61 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 5, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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