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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Sacramento County, California

Clickable Map of Sacramento County, California and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Sacramento County, CA (304) Amador County, CA (179) Contra Costa County, CA (383) El Dorado County, CA (179) Placer County, CA (207) San Joaquin County, CA (77) Solano County, CA (95) Sutter County, CA (10) Yolo County, CA (62)  SacramentoCounty(304) Sacramento County (304)  AmadorCounty(179) Amador County (179)  ContraCostaCounty(383) Contra Costa County (383)  ElDoradoCounty(179) El Dorado County (179)  PlacerCounty(207) Placer County (207)  SanJoaquinCounty(77) San Joaquin County (77)  SolanoCounty(95) Solano County (95)  SutterCounty(10) Sutter County (10)  YoloCounty(62) Yolo County (62)
Adjacent to Sacramento County, California
    Amador County (179)
    Contra Costa County (383)
    El Dorado County (179)
    Placer County (207)
    San Joaquin County (77)
    Solano County (95)
    Sutter County (10)
    Yolo County (62)
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1California (Sacramento County), Citrus Heights — Citrus Heights Community ClubEstablished 1928
This property was donated by Adolph and Catherine Van Maren to accommodate this one-room Sylvan School House constructed in 1862 and relocated to this site in 1927. This property was on the northeast side of the former Van Maren Ranch, which covered . . . Map (db m46664) HM
2California (Sacramento County), Citrus Heights — San Juan High SchoolCity of Citrus Heights Historic Landmark
The San Juan High School District was formed in 1913 and named after the original San Juan Spanish Land Grant. The school served all students in the northern half of Sacramento County. Its first class was held in a temporary two-story elementary . . . Map (db m57263) HM
3California (Sacramento County), Citrus Heights — Sylvan Cemetery
Land for the Sylvan Cemetery was donated to the community in 1862 by early settler Daniel Lewis. The first person to be buried in the cemetery was James Horton. Mr. Horton had reportedly come to the area to seek his fortune in gold but suffered an . . . Map (db m46465) HM
4California (Sacramento County), Citrus Heights — Sylvan School
Sylvan School, built in 1862, was one of the first rural schools in Sacramento County, but was not the first school in Citrus Heights area. The first school was a private school located on the Cross Farm. At the time it was necessary for settlers to . . . Map (db m46565) HM
5California (Sacramento County), Citrus Heights — The Rusch Home
The Rusch Home, built in 1916, is on the original site of the 480-acre Volle Ranch. Fred and Julia Volle came across the plains by covered wagon in 1853. Before settling in Citrus Heights, they owned a small place on L Street in Sacramento . . . Map (db m46459) HM
6California (Sacramento County), Elk Grove — 719 — Elitha Cumi Donner - Wilder
This survivor of the ill-fated Donner Party was the daughter of George and Mary Blue Donner. Born near Springfield, Illinois, in 1832. She arrived in California in December 1846 with her sister, Leanna Charity Donner, and was rescued by the first . . . Map (db m10521) HM
7California (Sacramento County), Elk Grove — Hasman Building/General Store
This property has been placed on the NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m18040) HM
8California (Sacramento County), Elk Grove — Independent Order of Odd FellowsElk Grove
The first I.O.O.F. meeting was held on May 2, 1878. The first Rebekah meeting was held on May 2, 1888. On July 7, 1892 The original building burned and was rebuilt with the I.O.O.F taking ownership. A rededication of the hall was held on March . . . Map (db m18031) HM
9California (Sacramento County), Elk Grove — 680 — Murphy’s Corral
This is the site of the beginning of the conquest of California by the United States on June 10, 1846. American settlers led by Ezekial Merritt overpowered soldiers under Lt. Francisco Arce and took their Mexican Army horses from the corral of the . . . Map (db m11869) HM
10California (Sacramento County), Elk Grove — Old Elk Grove“Just West of This Point”
Started at James Hall’s Hotel in 1850 (an outstanding brick building destroyed by the freeway) on Upper Stockton Road and moved a mile north to James Buckner’s Ranch a few years later. The town moved to its present site on the railroad in the 1870’s.Map (db m57984) HM
11California (Sacramento County), Elk Grove — Rhoads School1872 - 1946
Rhoads School completed 1872. Located on the west side of Sheldon Road, now called Sloughhouse Road two miles south of Jackson Road. Replaced first Rhoads School located north side, near levee of Cosumnes River next to Rhoads south west property . . . Map (db m18018) HM
12California (Sacramento County), Elk Grove — 817 — Site of the First County Free Library Branch in California
In 1908 Elk Grove acquired through the efforts of Miss Harriet G. Eddy, then principal of Elk Grove Union High School, the first county free library branch in California. Subsequently, California's county free library branch system has become one of . . . Map (db m11868) HM
13California (Sacramento County), Elk Grove — The Lincoln Highway
The Lincoln Highway, a coast to coast all weather road from Times Square in New York to San Francisco’s Lincoln Park, was an idea whose birthday was the 10th of September 1912. This road which freed America from the clutches of changeable weather . . . Map (db m18026) HM
14California (Sacramento County), Fair Oaks — "Jim’s Bridge"
Named in honor of Jim Jones whose love for the American River and fervor to protect its fisheries and flow levels greatly enhanced the river and parkway. When this bridge was no longer needed for mining activities, Jim fought to save it so that . . . Map (db m377) HM
15California (Sacramento County), Fair Oaks — In Memory of All American Veterans
This memorial honors all American veterans who, although separated by generations, shared a common, undeniable goal – to valiantly protect our country’s freedom. The memories of these American veterans will continue to live on whenever . . . Map (db m57280) HM
16California (Sacramento County), Fair Oaks — Path of Honor
Charles A “Bud” Norris Path of Honor Honor * Respect * Remember This path is dedicated to all veterans, past and present. As you walk this path, feel their presence and pay homage. Remember their sacrifice, devotion, and . . . Map (db m57282) HM
17California (Sacramento County), Fair Oaks — We Will Not Forget...
These boots are a lasting memorial to all of our Prisoners of War and those Missing in Action. Those that once wore them can only fill them. Let's not forget their sacrifice and devotion. They will be forever in our hearts and in our prayers.Map (db m52845) HM
18California (Sacramento County), Folsom — Ashland Station
In 1973, the oldest depot in the West moved to a new home. Ashland Station, reportedly the oldest railroad depot west of the Mississippi, was transported across Rainbow Bridge to its present location at the Folsom Interpretive Area next to the . . . Map (db m11153) HM
19California (Sacramento County), Folsom — Folsom City
In 1827 “Bible Totin” Jed Smith camped here in. In 1850 these diggings became known as Negro Bar, then named Granite City after the rocks, and in 1855 Joseph Folsom lent his name to this fair city. Also in 1855 Folsom hired Theodore . . . Map (db m57985) HM
20California (Sacramento County), Folsom — Folsom Dam ImprovementsPromoting Public Safety for the Sacramento Region
Folsom Dam and Reservoir are a component of the Central Valley Project, owned and operated by the Bureau of Reclamation, Mid-Pacific Region, Central California Area Office Construction of Folsom Dam by the Corps began in . . . Map (db m17644) HM
21California (Sacramento County), Folsom — Folsom History Museum
Site of stables at Western terminus of Pony Express (1860-61), later used by blacksmith shops. Adjacent after 1892 fire, was built two - story Burke's Hall, a community center. Meeting place of Granite Parlor No.83, NSGW (1886-1958). Dedicated . . . Map (db m77653) HM
22California (Sacramento County), Folsom — Folsom Institute
“Education Doth Not A Scholar Make” Near here was the first and only college ever in Folsom. It lasted two years (1958-60). Then is closed for a lack of students. Folks probably figured they were smart enough (?). It was . . . Map (db m22984) HM
23California (Sacramento County), Folsom — 702 — Folsom Pony Express Terminus
Gold Rush and Railroad town Folsom became the Western Terminus of the Central Overland Pony Express on July 1, 1860. The express mail had been run by pony to and from Sacramento. Beginning on July 1, 1860, the Sacramento Valley Railroad carried it . . . Map (db m5090) HM
24California (Sacramento County), Folsom — 558 — Folsom TerminalCalifornia’s First Passenger Railroad
Completion of the Sacramento Valley Railroad from Sacramento to Folsom was completed here February 22, 1856, by enthusiastic residents of both cities. The new line, 22 miles in length was commenced February 12, 1855, and was built by Theodore . . . Map (db m15613) HM
25California (Sacramento County), Folsom — Folsom Veterans Memorial
The Folsom Veterans Memorial honors those brave individuals who serve our country and those who have fallen in service to our country. The memorial is composed of several distinct elements. The Flag Court pays homage to all those who have served . . . Map (db m15619) HM
26California (Sacramento County), Folsom — J. Clifton Toney
In Memory of J. Clifton Toney Publisher of the Folsom Telegraph 1962 – 1976 His vision resulted in the Development of the Sutter Street MallMap (db m14378) HM
27California (Sacramento County), Folsom — Leidesdorff Plaza
Dedicated to the memory of WILLIAM ALEXANDER LEIDESDORFF Early California pioneer, civic leader, merchant, trader, and owner of 35,000 acre rancho “Rio de los Americanos” in the Folsom area. Born 1810 in Danish West . . . Map (db m15617) HM
28California (Sacramento County), Folsom — 240 — Mormon Island
Early in 1848 W. Sidney S. Willis (ES) and Wilford Hudson, members of the Mormon Battalion, set out from Sutter’s Fort to hunt deer. Stopping on the South Fork of the American River, they found gold. They told their story on returning to the Fort . . . Map (db m17637) HM
29California (Sacramento County), Folsom — Natomas Consolidated of California
Natomas Company activities started in this area in 1857 with the acquisition of 9,000 acres from the Joseph L. Folsom estate. Early partners engaged in water, granite quarrying, agriculture, vineyards, gold mining, hydro-electric power and . . . Map (db m705) HM
30California (Sacramento County), Folsom — New Uses on the Rail YardFolsom Historic District
On April 19, 1877, the Sacramento Valley Railroad consolidated with the Folsom and Placerville Railroad to form the Sacramento and Placerville Pailroad. All machine work was transferred to Sacramento and the Folsom machine shop closed in 1878. In . . . Map (db m143782) HM
31California (Sacramento County), Folsom — 633 — Original Folsom Hydroelectric Plant
In the 1850's, Horatio Gates Livermore and later his sons, Horatio P. and Charles E. pioneered the development of ditches and dams on the American River for industry and agriculture. One historic result was Folsom Power House, which began . . . Map (db m706) HM
32California (Sacramento County), Folsom — 464 — Prairie City
Site of Prairie City, mining town and center of trade in California Gold Rush days. In July, 1853, Prairie City reached the height of its prosperity, and included fifteen stores and ten boarding houses and hotels. Two stage lines operated daily. A . . . Map (db m10823) HM
33California (Sacramento County), Folsom — Prairie City Cemetery
The site of the Prairie City Cemetery that once served the bustling gold rush town of Prairie City was located during construction of the Prairie City Road and Highway 50 Interchange in May 1997. It was used between 1853 and at least 1872 and may . . . Map (db m10506) HM
34California (Sacramento County), Folsom — Rancho Rio de los Americanos
250 feet due west from this point is an original corner of the Rancho Rio Delos Americanos Land Grant of 1844 and the most Northwesterly corner of the town site of Folsom of 1855. On the right was the mining camp of Negro Bar. On . . . Map (db m22981) HM
35California (Sacramento County), Folsom — Sacramento Valley RailroadFolsom Historic District
Completed in 1856, the Sacramento Valley Railroad from Sacramento to Folsom was one of the first railroads constructed west of the Mississippi. The route was surveyed by Theodore Judah, a civil engineer from New York who envisioned a . . . Map (db m143784) HM
36California (Sacramento County), Folsom — Site of Car/Carpenter Shop (1863)Folsom Historic District
Site of the car/carpenter shop, constructed in 1863 as a workshop where railroad cars and other rolling stock were built. The building was demolished in 1895 and the bricks were reused at the Folsom powerhouse.Map (db m143683) HM
37California (Sacramento County), Folsom — St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
Founded 1857Map (db m16245) HM
38California (Sacramento County), Folsom — The Sacramento, Placer and Nevada Railroad Right of Way
Here you can see the right of way of the Sacramento, Placer and Nevada Railroad. It was designed by Theodore Dehone Judah (March 4, 1826 – November 2, 1863) as Chief Engineer. Conceived in 1854 and constructed in 1861, it ran about thirteen . . . Map (db m37132) HM
39California (Sacramento County), Folsom — The Young Wo Memorial Site1883 – 1925
This sacred ground is one of three revered cemeteries * Young Wo, Sam Yup-Sze Yup, and Hakka * that served the Chinese community once located just north of here. One cemetery vanished during gold dredging activites; Only the Young Wo and Sam Yup-Sze . . . Map (db m16243) HM
40California (Sacramento County), Folsom — Turning Locomotives in FolsomFolsom Historic District
Over time there have been five turntables used to turn locomotives, (like the one pictured above), around at the Folsom Rail Yard. The first turntable was put in place in 1856, with replacement turntables constructed in 1867, 1882, 1891, and 1910. . . . Map (db m143675) HM
41California (Sacramento County), Folsom — Turning the Trains
From 1856 to 1971, Folsom was a railroad town. For most of those years, the Folsom depot was the last stop from Sacramento. Before the trains could return to Sacramento, the locomotives had to be turned around. Until 1913, they rotated . . . Map (db m37108) HM
42California (Sacramento County), Folsom — W.L. Perkins WarehouseFolsom Historic District
On approximately this site, a freight warehouse and depot was constructed in April 1860. The brick freight depot measured 30 feet by 100 feet and was leased by W. L. Perkins, a merchant specializing in freight. The building was used for the storage . . . Map (db m143681) HM
43California (Sacramento County), Folsom — Wells Fargo and Company
Early day assay office and home of Wells Fargo and Co. 1860Map (db m37112) HM
44California (Sacramento County), Franklin — 657 — Alexander Hamilton Willard
Born, Charlestown, N.H. Aug. 24, 1778; Died Franklin, Mar. 6, 1865 Last surviving member of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. He kept a journal and gave valuable service as a gunsmith.Map (db m10520) HM
45California (Sacramento County), Freeport — Freeport Railroad1863-1865
In 1863 a ten mile long short line was built from Brighton Station on the Sacramento Valley RR to this here spot. It was called “Freeport” because it avoided the high charges for landing freight and passengers at the Sacramento City . . . Map (db m8869) HM
46California (Sacramento County), Freeport — George Hack HouseState of California Point of Historical Interest
George Hack settled in the Sacramento River delta in 1855, seven years before the town of Freeport was established, and was a true pioneer farmer of the area. Hack operated a small dairy and grew a variety of crops on his ranch. His apricots, once . . . Map (db m91789) HM
47California (Sacramento County), Galt — Cemetery of Children
Old Liberty was a stagecoach stop in the north east section of San Joaquin County. It linked lower Sacramento to the gold country. As the weary pioneers would pass through Liberty they buried their loved ones here and several of them were children . . . Map (db m141106) HM
48California (Sacramento County), Galt — 11 — Don Ray BuildingGalt Area Historical Site Marker
Don Ray Building 1869Map (db m72334) HM
49California (Sacramento County), Galt — 1 — Galt Water Tower
The original wooden water tower was built here in 1872. This water tower has stood as a beacon since 1936, connecting yesterday, today and tomorrow. Dedicated as a Galt Historical Landmark November 11, 1995Map (db m72322) HM
50California (Sacramento County), Galt — George A. Lippi / Joseph F. Smith
In Memory of George A. Lippi and Joseph F. Smith First World War and all others who gave their lives and have served their countryMap (db m72339) WM
51California (Sacramento County), Galt — St. Luke's Episcopal Church
Historic St. Luke’s Built 1884 ˜ organized as an Episcopal Mission 1901 100 yr. Celebration 12/16/84Map (db m90230) HM
52California (Sacramento County), Gold River — 746 — The Coloma Road
Alder Springs, south of this point, marks the Old Coloma Road, running between Sutter’s Fort and Culluh-mah (Coloma). Established in 1847, this road was used by James W. Marshall in January 1848 to bring the first gold from Sutter’s Mill to the . . . Map (db m11901) HM
53California (Sacramento County), Gold River — The Treasured American River
The river before you is not the same river that flowed through here 200 years ago when the Nisenan Indians caught salmon and collected acorns along its bank. The river has been mined, dammed and surrounded by our cities, yet it still supports . . . Map (db m15836) HM
54California (Sacramento County), Isleton — 66 Main Street
This building was built in 1926 after the Main Street fire. Originally it was a Chinese restaurant owned by Sun and Moy Kow. Later it became a cantina/dime a dance hall run by Joe Kum You and Joe Gung. It was common knowledge that some dancers were . . . Map (db m25906) HM
55California (Sacramento County), Isleton — Bing Kong Tong Society Building
This building dates from 1927 when it was rebuilt after a fire in 1926. The upper floor served the Chinese population as a center for religious and social activities. The Toy family operated a store two doors west called The Quong Wo Sing Co. . . . Map (db m18271) HM
56California (Sacramento County), Isleton — Hotel Del Rio and Casino
This hotel, the oldest operating in Isleton, opened in 1949. During construction it was discovered that his site was an old Indian burial ground. Manuel Valine was the first owner of this building that operated as a casino. Soon after the grand . . . Map (db m25744) HM
57California (Sacramento County), Isleton — Isleton’s Historic Old Town
During the gold rush period of 1849 Isleton was a sea of swaying tules and peat bogs. Chinese immigrants lured to California for gold stayed on to begin a hand labor task of dredging and constructing levees. When the water was pumped out, these . . . Map (db m18205) HM
58California (Sacramento County), Isleton — K. Nakano Co. StoreEstablished 1922 · Closed 1942
This dry goods store was owned by Kumataro & Rika Nakano in Isleton's thriving Japantown. The store was closed in 1942 when Executive Order 9066 mandated the incarceration of 110,000 Japanese on the West Coast in isolated internment . . . Map (db m161964) HM
59California (Sacramento County), Isleton — Mei Wah Building
Established in the 1870's. Formerly a Chinese Brothel, Gambling Hall, And Opium Den.Map (db m161961) HM
60California (Sacramento County), Locke — Locke
The largest, most complete, example of a rural agricultural Chinese-American community in the United States Prior to 1915 this area consisted of four buildings and was part of the Locke Ranch known as "Lockeport". The name was later shortened to . . . Map (db m151428) HM
61California (Sacramento County), Locke — Locke / 樂居镇
Locke has been designated a National Historic Landmark This site possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America Locke Historic District is the largest and most complete example of . . . Map (db m162018) HM
62California (Sacramento County), Locke — Locke Memorial Park
In memory of the industrious Chinese pioneers of California whose strength and sacrifice helped build the transcontinental railroad, construct the levees of the Sacramento San Joaquin Delta, and develop agriculture in the Central Valley. With . . . Map (db m18234) HM
63California (Sacramento County), Locke — Locke, California
Researched by Martha Esch, copyright 2016. '17 Citations verified by J'aime Rubio For hundreds of years when the Sacramento Delta was a swamp, nearly the size of Rhode Island, Native Americans inhabited this area. Burial mounds of the . . . Map (db m151239) HM
64California (Sacramento County), Locke — Welcome to Locke★ You are here!
Locke was founded in 1915 after fire destroyed most of the Chinese neighborhood in nearby Walnut Grove. The Chinese who lived in that community decided that it was time to establish a town of their own. After the fire, a group of Chinese merchants . . . Map (db m151238) HM
65California (Sacramento County), Mather — F-105G “Wild Weasel”
Wing Span 34 ft. 11 inches • Length 67 ft. • Height 20 ft. • Speed 831 MPH • Cruising 596 MPH • Weight 11 Tons First aircraft retrofitted to destroy surface-to-air missles in North Vietnam. The valiant airmen who flew these dangerous . . . Map (db m888) HM
66California (Sacramento County), Mather — Mather Field
Named for 2Lt C. S. Mather killed in 1918. • 1918–Pilot Training School. • 1930’s–Supply Depot. • 1940’s–Pilot and Nav School. • 1950’s–Nav School. • 1960’s–SAC Bomb Wing       and AF Nav/EWO Schools. . . . Map (db m889) HM
67California (Sacramento County), Rancho Cordova — American River Grange #172
Organized March 1874 Dedicated October 1882 Presented by Native Daughters of the Golden West San Juan Parol #315 Rededicated 5-15-98Map (db m2033) HM
68California (Sacramento County), Rancho Cordova — 698 — Fifteen Mile House
Owned and operated from 1857 as a stage station by Henry F. W. Deterding. This was the site of the second remount station of the Central Overland Pony Express during March-July 1860. Here on April 4, 1860, Sam (Bill) Hamiton with the first eastward . . . Map (db m2034) HM
69California (Sacramento County), Rancho Cordova — Heroes in the SkySacramento County Sheriff's Helicopter Crash Memorial
On July 13, 2005 Sheriff's Helicopter Star VI was patrolling the skies, when a catastrophic engine failure brought the ship to its final resting place on the north shore of Lake Natoma. This monument serves as a memorial . . . Map (db m81340)
70California (Sacramento County), Rancho Cordova — Honor RollMather Air Force Base
Left Column M. K. Anderson 42-5 • S. H. Anderson 42-9 • M. P. Schwartz 42-8 • R.V. Greenslade 42-8 • J. M. Strickland 42-5 • J. D. Jackman 41-H • W. J. Anderson 42-9 • G. Kitchens Jr. 41-H • W. W. Elliott 41-I • J. R. Bullock 42-10 • W. P. . . . Map (db m52707) HM
71California (Sacramento County), Rancho Cordova — Mather Air Force Base Navigators Monument
[Marker 1:] In Dedication to the Men and Women of Mather AFB For 75 years of service to the nation and the community. [Marker 2:] In Tribute to the Navigators Who Trained at Mather AFB To their skill to set . . . Map (db m57287) HM
72California (Sacramento County), Rancho Cordova — Pony Express Riders Memorial
To the memory of the riders of the Pony Express, 1860-1861 First relay station out of Sutter's Fort. Dedicated April 19, 1936 by the Native Sons and Daughters of the Golden West.Map (db m61348) HM
73California (Sacramento County), Rancho Cordova — Rocks to Rockets
The moon room is the link between space exploration and Prairie City SVRA. This area was once home to the world's largest site for rocket engine development. This three story underground bunker was built to protect scientists during testing of . . . Map (db m121362) HM
74California (Sacramento County), Rancho Cordova — Vernal Pool GrasslandMather Vernal Pools
When rain falls on a vernal pool grassland, some water sinks into the ground and the rest flows into streams or into depressions in the landscape. The water cannot move deeper into the ground in a vernal pool grassland because a hardpan blocks its . . . Map (db m52708) HM
75California (Sacramento County), Rancho Cordova — Welcome to Mather Lake
From Prairie to Park Prior to the arrival of Europeans in the late 1700’s, this area was an open prairie, where roaming herds of elk and deer grazed on perennial grasses. By the late1800’s, nearly all of the grasslands had been divided up . . . Map (db m90234) HM
76California (Sacramento County), Rancho Murieta — 468 — Gold Mining and Michigan Bar
(left panel) Michigan Bar Gold was discovered on the Cosumnes River in 1849 by two men from Michigan in the vicinity of the historic Nisenan settlement of Palamul. In the 1850s the town of Michigan Bar was the largest in Cosumnes . . . Map (db m2037) HM
77California (Sacramento County), Rancho Murieta — 439 — Sheldon Grist Mill
Site of Grist Mill built by Jared Dixon (Joaquin) Sheldon 1846-47 on Omochumnes Rancho, granted to him by Mexican Government 1843. Sheldon born Vermont January 8, 1813, came to California 1832. Sheldon shot July 11, 1851, by miners in quarrel over . . . Map (db m2036) HM
78California (Sacramento County), Rancho Murieta — 575 — Sloughhouse
Sloughhouse, prominent hotel and stage station on the road to the Amador mines, was a favorite stopping place for travellers, notably Leland Stanford. Constructed in 1850 by Jared Dixon Sheldon, it was destroyed by fire in 1890, and rebuilt the same . . . Map (db m10271) HM
79California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — "Hoboken and This is No Jokin"
Hoboken, a tent town in this area, began in early January, 1853 after floods had halted business in Sacramento City. River steamers landed here and hundreds of teams loaded supplies for the mining camps. An election held with 1000 electors produced . . . Map (db m52709) HM
80California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — “Cobblestone” Ballast
Sailing ships since the “Gold Rush” laden with supplies and sitting deep in the water just above the river bottom have inched their way slowly up the Sacramento River to Sacramento. After unloading, the ships would risk rolling over . . . Map (db m16474) HM
81California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — 1854 City Hall and Waterworks
The original building was completed in the spring of 1854 at a cost of $120,000. It housed the City Waterworks, its Superintendent and Tapper, and the City offices for Mayor, Council, Secretary, Marshall, Police, Collector, Assessor, Surveyor, and . . . Map (db m16948) HM
82California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — 1854 Flagpole
The original flagpole was constructed from a single Oregon pine tree reaching a height of 113 feet. When first erected in the 1860's during a patriotic “Flag War” with the Central Pacific Railroad, it was considered to be the tallest . . . Map (db m136275) HM
83California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — 1972 Sacramento Canadair Sabre Accident Memorial
"Believe with the heart of a child; find courage, comfort, and strength there." - Kerri Francis McCluskey, Kristi's Twin Sister In loving memory of the children Kristin "Kristi” Dawn Francis · Elaine June Jugum · . . . Map (db m162348) HM
84California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — 4th Avenue / Wayne Hultgren Light Rail StationDedicated in Memory of Wayne Hultgren 1918-1999 — "Sacramento's Father of Light Rail" —
In 1975 Wayne Hultgren founded the Modern Transit Society of Sacramento to promote public transit as an alternative to the automobile and to alleviate congestion and air pollution. Under his determined leadership, the Modern Transit Society . . . Map (db m90178) HM
85California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — A Stately Mansion
This landmark home upholds a tradition of service to the state Leland Stanford Mansion State Historic Park, a National Historic Landmark, served as the headquarters of three governors during the turbulent 1860s. Today it welcomes leaders from . . . Map (db m137650) HM
86California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — A. J. Stevens Monument
[Front of Monument:] Erected To A Friend of Labor By His Coworkers Nov. 28, 1889 [Inscription on West Side of Monument:] Think Look Up And Lift Up [Inscription on Back of Monument:] Well . . . Map (db m160828) HM
87California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — Acorns, Oaks, and the Native Peoples
From the upland we descended into broad groves on the river, consisting of the evergreen, and a new species of white oak.. Among these was no brushwood; and the grassy surface gave to it the appearance of parks in an old settled country We made . . . Map (db m143965) HM
88California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — Alice Dunbar Nelson19th Amendment Outdoor Museum
A bisexual poet, journalist, and political activist. Among the first generation born free in the South after the Civil War and a daughter of a slave, she was one of the prominent African Americans involved in the artistic flourishing of the Harlem . . . Map (db m171821) HM
89California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — Anthony J. “Tom” LoPresti1962 National PGA Pro of the Year
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90California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — 606 — B.F. Hastings Bank BuildingWestern Terminus of the Pony Express
This structure, erected in 1852-53, was occupied during the 1850’s by the B.F. Hastings Bank, Wells Fargo and Co., various state officials, Sacramento Valley Railroad, and the Alta Telegraph Co. during April 1860 - May 1861. The Alta Telegraph Co. . . . Map (db m11388) HM
91California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — Base HeadquartersBuilding No. 1
Headquarters has long been the heart of the installation. In the 1940s, civilian visitors and military dignitaries arrived at the Sacramento Air Depot through Gate 2, which was located at the end of the landscaped mall you see behind you. This . . . Map (db m57285) HM
92California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — Bishop Alfonso Gallegos
The Most Reverend Alfonso Gallegos, O.A.R., D.D. Titular Bishop of Sasabe, Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of Sacramento Feb. 20, 1931 – Oct. 6, 1991 “Love one another” May 24, 1958 – Ordained priest for the . . . Map (db m137648) HM
93California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — Blue Diamond Building
This building, the former California Packing Corporation Plant #11, was added to the NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES in 1984 for its architecture and its place in California’s agriculture history. It was one of the last operating . . . Map (db m11865) HM
94California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — 596 — Booth Building
This building was the home of the Booth Company, a wholesale grocery business and its founder Newton Booth, lawyer, writer, lecturer, and politician. Booth served as State Senator 1862-1863, and lived here while Governor of California 1871-1875 and . . . Map (db m154356) HM
95California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — 967 — California Almond Growers ExchangeAlmond Processing Facility
The California Almond Growers Exchange founded in 1910, was first successful grower-owned co-operative for marketing California almonds. It pioneered in many fields, including almond production, mechanization and marketing. The first structure on . . . Map (db m11862) HM
96California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — California Firefighters Memorial
Honoring men and women of uncommon courage who paid the ultimate price to protect our lives, our families and our dreamsMap (db m14836) HM
97California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — California Mexican-American War Memorial
In memory of the American Servicemen of Hispanic descent and all others who sacrificed their lives to protect the freedoms we enjoy.Map (db m15474) HM
98California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — California State Capitol
ORIGINAL CONSTRUCTION – 1860 – 1874 Miner F. Butler – Won Design Competition, 1860 Ruben Clark, Supervising Architect, 1860 – 1865 Gordon P. Cummings, Supervising Architect, 1865 – 1870 Kenitzer & . . . Map (db m154358) HM
99California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — California State Capitol Park
HISTORY When Spanish governors ruled the California territory, its capitol was moved from town to town between San Diego and Monterey. San Jose had already been designated the capitol by the time California was granted statehood in 1850. . . . Map (db m15017) HM
100California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — California State Capitol Park
History When Spanish governors ruled the California territory, its capital was moved from town to town between San Diego and Monterey. San Jose had already been designated the capital by the time California was granted statehood in 1850. In . . . Map (db m137646) HM

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