“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Isleton, California

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Sacramento is the county seat for Sacramento County
Isleton is in Sacramento County
      Sacramento County (328)  
      Amador County (183)  
      Contra Costa County (451)  
      El Dorado County (179)  
      Placer County (209)  
      San Joaquin County (94)  
      Solano County (97)  
      Sutter County (10)  
      Yolo County (64)  
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1California (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
2California (Sacramento County), Isleton — After the Gold Rush
When gold was discovered in 1848, around 300,000 people came to California from all over the world. The Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers became highways to the gold country. Fleets of sailing ships and steamboats brought people and . . . Map (db m185609) HM
3California (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
4California (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
5California (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
6California (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
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7California (Sacramento County), Isleton — Mei Wah Building
Established in the 1870's. Formerly a Chinese Brothel, Gambling Hall, And Opium Den.Map (db m161961) HM
8California (Sacramento County), Isleton — The Explosion of the Yosemite
On October 12, 1865 the town of Rio Vista gained brief national attention when Sacramento's newest and most luxurious river steamboat, Yosemite, burst a boiler in her starboard side. Yosemite was bound down river for San Francisco . . . Map (db m185611) HM
9California (Sacramento County), Isleton — The Monitor
"Barge Burnt - On Friday afternoon last, the barge Monitor, bound for Sacramento, was burnt and sunk two miles below Rio Vista. This barge was built of the hull of the steamer Monitor, the machinery having been removed and the hulk . . . Map (db m185610) HM
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Oct. 2, 2022