Monday, March 17, 2008

California Historical Landmark #812

Old Sacramento
California State Historical Landmark #812

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This landmark is located in Old Sacramento State Historic Park on the wall on 2nd Street between J and I Streets, Sacramento, California. There are 57 other California State Historical Landmarks in Sacramento County. The GPS coordinates for this location are N 38° 35.011 W 121° 30.225.

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Founded in December 1848 by John A. Sutter, Jr., Sacramento was an outgrowth of Sutter's Fort established by his father, Captain John A. Sutter, in 1839. State capital since 1854, during the gold rush it was a major distribution point, a commercial and agricultural center, and terminus for wagon train, stagecoach, riverboat, telegraph, pony express, and the first transcontinental railroad.

 

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