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History of Sacramento, California, USA

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Sacramento, California, USA

Sacramento, Sacramento, California, USA

Located in Sacramento, the California State Railroad Museum is the largest museum of its kind in North America.

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  • 1839 - Sacramento, California founded

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  • Sacramento, California, USA
    The Gold Region of Upper California, Encampment in the Sacramento Valley
    The Illustrated London News, 1849
    Artwork
  • 1854 - Sacramento City
    Sacramento City, a port of entry and important commercial town in California, situated on the left bank of Sacramento river, a little below the mouth ...Read MORE...


  • News 1860 - April 14 - First Pony Express riders arrive in St Joseph Mo & Sacramento Calif
    April 14, 1860: Riders arrived in both St. Joseph and Sacramento with the mail. Proving the mail could be delivered in ten days. Throngs of people tur...Read MORE...


  • News 1863 - January 8 - Ground is broken in Sacramento, California, on the construction of the First Transcontinental Railroad in the United States.

    www.wikipedia.org
    January 8, 1863

  • News 1869 - The first passenger car through from Sacramento arrived in New York at 8 a.m., on the 24th. It was Pullman's palace sleeping car Wahsatch, which left Sacramento at 6:30 p.m. on the 17th.

    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    July 31, 1869

  • News 1870 - The Legislature of California has appropriated to the State Fair, at Sacramento, $3,000, and to each of the District Fairs $2,000.

    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    May 21, 1870

  • News 1871 - Sophisticated Young Criminals
    In Sacramento, Cal., a band of nine boys has just been broken up, which had all the signs, passwords, etc., of an organized robber band, and within tw...Read MORE...


  • News 1886 - A young man in Sacramento went into a saloon, sat down, read a paper a few minutes, and fell to the floor totally blind,
    It was found that the blindness resulted from inflammation of a near leading to the eye, superinduced by impure blood. - San Francisco Chronicle.
    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    June 26, 1886

  • January 4, 1888 - Sacramento, CA, received 3.5 inches of snow, an all-time record for that location.

    WeatherForYou.com

  • 1895 - Sacramento City
    Sacramento City, a port of entry and important commercial town, the capital of California and of Sacramento co, is situated on the left bank of Sacram...Read MORE...


  • Sacramento, California, USA
    Rear View, State Capitol; Sacramento, California.
    Postcard
  • Sacramento, California, USA
    The Buffalo Brewery, 21st Street, Sacramento, California

    "In 1890, Buffalo Brewing Company began brewing beer in Sacramento. At one time, the Buffalo Brewery was the largest brewery west of the Mississippi with distribution throughout the western ... Read MORE...

    Postcard
  • Sacramento, California, USA
    "K" Street, Sacramento, California
    Postcard
  • 1953 - November 13 - Strong southeasterly winds associated with a Pacific cold front reached 70 mph at Sacramento CA to equal their all-time record.

    The Weather Channel

  • 1955 - March 20 - KXTV TV channel 10 in Sacramento, CA (CBS) begins broadcasting

    historyorb.com

  • News 1972 - SPAN FALL LEAVES MAN CRITICAL.
    Sacramento (AP) - One man remained in critical condition Friday after an accident in which tons of construction steel collapsed onto four-lane U.S. 50...Read MORE...




Old Photos, Pictures, Advertisements and Postcards from Sacramento, California, USA


Sacramento, California, USA
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The Gold Region of Upper California, Encampment in the Sacramento Valley
The Illustrated London News, 1849
Artwork

Sacramento, California, USA
Pinterest
Rear View, State Capitol; Sacramento, California.
Postcard

Sacramento, California, USA
Pinterest
The Buffalo Brewery, 21st Street, Sacramento, California

"In 1890, Buffalo Brewing Company began brewing beer in Sacramento. At one time, the Buffalo Brewery was the largest brewery west of the Mississippi with distribution throughout the western ... Read MORE...

Postcard

Sacramento, California, USA
Pinterest
"K" Street, Sacramento, California
Postcard


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History and News of Sacramento, California, USA

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  • 1839 - Sacramento, California founded

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1854 - Sacramento City
    Sacramento City, a port of entry and important commercial town in California, situated on the left bank of Sacramento river, a little below the mouth ... Read MORE...

  • News  1860 - April 14 - First Pony Express riders arrive in St Joseph Mo & Sacramento Calif
    April 14, 1860: Riders arrived in both St. Joseph and Sacramento with the mail. Proving the mail could be delivered in ten days. Throngs of people... Read MORE...

  • News  1863 - January 8 - Ground is broken in Sacramento, California, on the construction of the First Transcontinental Railroad in the United States.

    www.wikipedia.org
    January 8, 1863
  • News  1869 - The first passenger car through from Sacramento arrived in New York at 8 a.m., on the 24th. It was Pullman's palace sleeping car Wahsatch, which left Sacramento at 6:30 p.m. on the 17th.
    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    July 31, 1869
  • News  1870 - The Legislature of California has appropriated to the State Fair, at Sacramento, $3,000, and to each of the District Fairs $2,000.
    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    May 21, 1870
  • News  1871 - Sophisticated Young Criminals
    In Sacramento, Cal., a band of nine boys has just been broken up, which had all the signs, passwords, etc., of an organized robber band, and within... Read MORE...

  • News  1886 - A young man in Sacramento went into a saloon, sat down, read a paper a few minutes, and fell to the floor totally blind,
    It was found that the blindness resulted from inflammation of a near leading to the eye, superinduced by impure blood. - San Francisco Chronicle. St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    June 26, 1886
  • January 4, 1888 - Sacramento, CA, received 3.5 inches of snow, an all-time record for that location.

    WeatherForYou.com
  • 1895 - Sacramento City
    Sacramento City, a port of entry and important commercial town, the capital of California and of Sacramento co, is situated on the left bank of... Read MORE...

  • 1953 - November 13 - Strong southeasterly winds associated with a Pacific cold front reached 70 mph at Sacramento CA to equal their all-time record.

    The Weather Channel
  • 1955 - March 20 - KXTV TV channel 10 in Sacramento, CA (CBS) begins broadcasting

    historyorb.com
  • News  1972 - SPAN FALL LEAVES MAN CRITICAL.
    Sacramento (AP) - One man remained in critical condition Friday after an accident in which tons of construction steel collapsed onto four-lane U.S.... Read MORE...

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