West Sacramento River WalkOn January 15, 1850, the fledging City of Sacramento, consisting mostly of tents and simple wooden buildings, stood in 6 feet of water. Two weeks later, the community pledged $200,000 to levee construction. But before the levee system could be completely developed, the city was inundated 3 more times - In 1852-3, 1861-2, and 1867-8. Eventually, the levee construction was completed and the low-lying areas along the waterfront were filled in, resulting in the city's downtown streets being raised by approximately ten feet.
|Placed By||City of West Sacramento|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 2:08am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||10S E 629891 N 4271616|
|Decimal Degrees||38.58353333, -121.50870000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 35.012', W 121° 30.522'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 35' 0.72" N, 121° 30' 31.32" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||916, 530|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 651 2nd St, West Sacramento CA 95605, US|
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