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Old Sacramento

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

Latitude & Longitude: 38° 34' 58.0008", -121° 30' 11.9988"
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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.

Last updated: 2/15/2016 21:05:00
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