Saturday, June 06, 2009

California Historical Landmark #611

Original Sacramento Bee Building
California State Historical Landmark #611

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This landmark is located under the north-bound offramp of I-5 on the west side of 3rd Street between J and K Streets, Sacramento, California. There are 57 other California State Historical Landmarks in Sacramento County. The GPS coordinates for this location are N 38° 34.941 W 121° 30.186.

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California Historical Landmark #611

The Sacramento Bee was founded in 1857, its first issue was dated February 3, 1857. Its early home was a two-story brick building on the west side of Third Street. The original address was 1016 3rd Street.

This is one of four California Historical Landmarks that were destroyed when Interstate 5 was built in Sacramento. The location is now under the freeway.

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