California State Historic Landmark 812
#812 Old Sacramento
Founded in December 1846 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, it was a major distribution point during the gold rush, a commercial and agricultural center, and terminus for wagon train, stagecoach, riverboat, telegraph, Pony Express, and the first transcontinental railroad.
Old Sacramento SHP; plaque located on wall at 2nd St between J and I Sts, Sacramento.
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