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    • Elephant at the William Land Park Zoo

    • 1955
    • The first elephant at William Land Park Zoo, named Sue by the children of Sacramento, is the object of this 1955 photograph. The 800 pound Asian elephant lived for 46 years, passing away in 1989. Sue arrived at the Zoo in 1948. The park was...
    • 1767
    • William Land Park

    • 1955
    • Taken in 1955, this photograph captures one of William Land Park's lakes, as well as some of the meticulous landscaping so common within the park. The park is located off of Land Park Drive and Eleventh Avenue.
    • 1764
    • William Land Park Garden

    • 1955
    • This 1955 photograph reveals one of the many gardens in William Land Park. The Park is located off of Land Park Drive and Eleventh Avenue.
    • 1765
    • Horseback Riding at William Land Park

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 photograph shows four women riding along a bridle trail near William Land Park. The trails were constructed with a late 1920s surge in the popularity of horseback riding in the area. In response, circuits were built by the city...
    • 765a
    • Bridle Trail at William Land Park with Residences in Background

    • 1930
    • Four women ride horses, two abreast, at William Land Park in this circa 1930 photograph. In the background and to the north are several residences; the brick structure in the middle of the photograph is 1901 Thirteenth Avenue while the Tudor-style...
    • 765b
    • View from the Northern Banks of Duck Lake at William Land Park

    • 1925
    • This 1925 photograph looks south, across Duck Lake and up toward the Charles Swanston Memorial statue and William Land Park’s Community Clubhouse. Upon Land’s death in December 1911, 250,000 dollars were bequeathed via the hotelier’s last will and...
    • 764
    • Duck Lake at William Land Park

    • 1926
    • Pictured in 1926 is a duck pond, later to be known as Duck Lake, located in the western-most part of the park, along Land Park Drive. By the time this photograph was taken, the park had two duck ponds and a model boat pond. In the winter of 1937,...
    • 766
    • Rose Garden at William Land Park

    • 1942
    • This 1942 photograph shows the William Land Park rose garden, located in the southwestern section of the park, near the zoo. At the time of the photograph, it contained over 90 different varieties of roses. The pool, visible in the distant center...
    • 768
    • Water Feature at William Land Park

    • 1926
    • In this 1926 photograph, one of William Land Park’s two duck ponds – originally part of primeval floodplain sloughs – rests amidst several recently planted trees. Between 1922 and 1927, more than 3,000 trees and 5,000 shrubs were planted in the...
    • 769

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