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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM260M_spencer-hoofed-animal-complex_Sacramento-CA.html
This complex of hoofed animal exhibits is dedicated in memory ofAnthony A. "Hank" Spencer Zoo Superintendent - 1942 - 1972 "Hank's" dedication to the Sacramento Zoo provided numerous improvements during his 30 year tenure. …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25ID_california-veterans-memorial-a-war-memorial_Sacramento-CA.html
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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25IC_sacramento-purple-heart-memorial_Sacramento-CA.html
Purple Heart Memorial front: My Stone Is Red For The Blood They Shed The Medal I Bear Is My Country's Way To Show They Care If I Could Be Seen By All Mankind Maybe Peace Will Come In My Lifetime Purple Heart Memorial top: "You Have Ne…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2530_sacramento-river-waterfront_Sacramento-CA.html
Display 1Before 1848, the Sacramento River waterfront, behind you, was quiet and occupied by few people. New arrivals during the Gold Rush transformed the waterfront rapidly, turning it into a chaotic transportation hub crowded with goods and free…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM252Y_sacramentos-early-waterfront_Sacramento-CA.html
John Sutter, a central figure in California's gold rush and Sacramento's early development, would hardly recognize his embarcadero today. Located just north of the present I Street bridge, Sutter's landing in 1848 was little more than a three-hund…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM24YU_civil-war-memorial-plaque-a-war-memorial_Sacramento-CA.html
In grateful memory of the brave men from California who served gallantly in War, 1861 - 1865. This memorial plaque is dedicated one hundred years later in tribute to their sacrifices.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM24XN_first-transcontinental-railroad-groundbreaking-site_Sacramento-CA.html
You are standing where the First Transcontinental Railroad in America had its western origin, at Front and K Streets in Sacramento. On January 8, 1863, prominent citizens and railroad founders gathers here for a groundbreaking ceremony to begin…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM24XL_pioneer-park_Sacramento-CA.html
Display 1 Sacramento property owners often adorned their buildings with cast-iron columns like these to embellish their structures and refine the city's overall appearance. If you look closely, a decorative column may feature information about wh…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM24TS_vernon-brannan-house_Sacramento-CA.html
Sacramento's first post office was located on this lot in 1849. In 1853, Henry E. Robinson bought the lot from Samuel Brannan and built this three story brick building, naming it the Jones Hotel. The Sacramento Pioneer Association first organized …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM23DB_memorial-grove-a-war-memorial_Sacramento-CA.html
Memorial Grove Dedicated to those women who served in the World War. Capital City Women's Post #389 American Legion May 30, 1939
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