Old Sacramento
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member heringermr
N 38° 35.011 W 121° 30.225
10S E 630322 N 4271622
Quick Description: California Registered Historical Landmark #812
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 11/21/2007 4:19:22 PM
Waymark Code: WM2MMF
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member WalruZ
Views: 42

Long Description:
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.
Marker Number: 812.00


County: Sacramento

Has Official CA Plaque: yes

Marker Dedication Date: 04/20/1966

Old Sacramento State Historic Park, plaque located on wall at 2nd St between J and I Sts, Sacramento

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