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This marker has been dedicated in memory of more than six hundred persons of Japanese ancestry reinterred here in 1956 with several thousand others, whose remains were removed from New Helvetia Cemetery, the present site of Sutter Middle School a…
in whose house St. Andrews African Methodist EpiscopalChurch the oldest African-American congregation on the PacificCoast was organized in 1850andother members of the Sacramento area African-Americancommunity laid to rest on this site. Built up…
First Sheriffof SacramentoCountyKilled during aSquatters Riot inBrighton TownshipAugust 15, 1850Age Early 20's
On January 12, 1864, President Abraham Lincoln decreed that where the Central Pacific Railroad crossed Arden Creek the western base of the Sierra Nevada began. The hardships of railroad construction through mountains resulted in increased governme…
Organized June 21, 1855.Cornerstone laid January 1, 1858.One of California's mostnoted firehouses.This marker placed January 1, 1933On its 75th anniversary by theN.S.G.W. and N.D.G.W.of the City of Sacramento.
[Front of Monument:]ErectedTo AFriend of LaborBy HisCoworkersNov. 28, 1889[Inscription on West Side of Monument:]ThinkLook UpAndLift Up[Inscription on Back of Monument:]WelcomeIllegibleIllegibleEngineersThe People1866 - 1888[Inscription on East Si…
Dedicated in 1849 to the use of future generations by CAPTAIN JOHN A. SUTTERLater used as a hay market, miners gathering place, civic celebrations and since 1873 as a public park.
This was the site of home plate at Edmonds Field, home of the Pacific Coast League's Sacramento Solons Baseball Team for fifty years. More than 4,200 games were played here over those years and Solon fans set several PCL attendance records. The…
This original building built in 1853, housed Sacramento Engine Company No. 3. In 1921 the building was abandoned as a firehouse. It was restored to its present state in 1960, as an historical landmark.
Among the many sailing ships bound for California in 1849 was the LaGrange, a three-masted bark from Salem, Massachusetts. The ship arrived at Sacramento on October 3, 1849, and the following June was purchased by the city for a prison. In prepara…
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