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    • Sutter's Fort, State Historical Park

    • As seen from L Street, spectators take in Sutter's Fort, part of the California State Parks system since 1947. Although United States and California State flags fly in the foreground, a Mexican flag hangs to the right of the frame. The tricolor...
    • BBSAC870
    • Old Sacramento - 2nd Street

    • 1976
    • This circa 1976 postcard shows Second Street, between I and J streets, in Old Sacramento. The rehabilitation of the historic area came with the January 1961 approval of the California State Parks Commission to create a State Historic Park in the...
    • BBSAC516
    • Sacramento, The Heart of California

    • 1960
    • This circa 1960 postcard invokes a traditional Capital City marketing pitch, going back to the 1920s: "Sacramento, the Heart of California." In addition to a large camellia, shown are the Governor's Mansion, the Library and Courts Building, K...
    • BBSAC806
    • Old Sacramento - Gold Rush Days

    • 2000
    • This 2000 postcard shows events attached to Gold Rush Days, an event held at Old Sacramento State Historic Park. Starting in 1998 as the Second Great Gold Rush (to commemorate the discovery of gold in Coloma), and held over Labor Day Weekend, the...
    • BBSAC532
    • Old Sacramento, Cal. - Gold Rush Days

    • 2000
    • Horse and carriage occupy a dirt-covered stretch of Second Street in this 2000 postcard, commemorating Gold Rush Days. Started in 1998, event organizers bring in an average of 200 tons of dirt to add authenticity of the celebration that aims to...
    • BBSAC534
    • Sutter's Fort - 1839, Sacramento, Cal.

    • The main entrance to Sutter's Fort is the subject of this postcard. Visible through the wisteria-draped entrance is the northern wall and what would have been the fort's kitchen. The pictured gate - affixed in 1961 - was replaced in 1991 with a...
    • BBSAC868
    • Old Sacramento, Railroad Museum

    • 2000
    • This circa 2000 postcard provides three views of locomotives on display at the California State Railroad Museum. "The finest Railroad Museum in North America. Dozens of restored locomotives and cars.." is the the description from the back of the...
    • BBSAC524
    • The Governor Stanford Locomotive

    • Resting in the California State Railroad Museum at 111 I Street is the Central Pacific Railroad's "Governor Stanford" locomotive, also known as number one. The pictured exhibit simulates the locomotive's role in aiding the construction of the...
    • BBSAC622
    • Clothing at Sutter's Fort Indian Museum

    • 1955
    • Shot in 1955, at the California Indian Museum, this photograph shows a display case containing Native American clothing and adornments. The museum is located next to Sutter's Fort at 2618 K Street.
    • 1748
    • Sutter's Fort, Hay Press

    • 1950
    • In this circa 1950 photograph, a vintage hay press is displayed against southern end of the central building at Sutter's Fort. A suited gentleman stands next to the device and an identifying label has been attached to the device for...
    • 1334a
    • Sutter's Fort, Hay Press

    • 1937
    • In this 1937 photograph, a hay press is displayed against the center building at Sutter's Fort.
    • 1334b
    • Sutter's Fort Cannon

    • 1937
    • As photographed in 1937, a cannon sits amongst rows of flowers on the northern side of Sutter's Fort, located at Twenty-Seventh and L Streets. In the distance is the fort's blockhouse.
    • 1327
    • California's "White House," Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1975
    • Shown on the southwest corner of Sixteenth and H streets, in circa 1975, is the Governor's Mansion, home to California's top politician from 1903, for George Pardee, to 1982, for Ronald Reagan. The Second Empire Italianate structure was originally...
    • BBSAC421
    • Governor's Mansion - Ken Ravell

    • 1996
    • This 1996 postcard offers an aerial view of the Governor's Mansion and coachhouse, as taken from the southeast. As the home to California Governors from 1903 to 1967, the mansion and its grounds were named to the National Register of Historic...
    • BBSAC423
    • Sutter's Fort Supply Room

    • 1955
    • Shown in 1955 is a supply room within Sutter's Fort. The fort is located at Twenty-Seventh and L Streets.
    • 2148a
    • Sutter's Fort Reenactment

    • 1955
    • Taken in 1955, this interior photograph shows three men, all dressed in period garb, reenacting a historic event at Sutter's Fort at Twenty-Seventh and L Street.
    • 2148b
    • Old Sacramento Historical Area

    • The description on the back of this postcard reads, "Joseph Heywood's Building (left) erected in 1857. In the 1860's housing the National Gold Bank. Later occupied by Pacific Mutual Life Insurance Co., founded by Leland Stanford. To the right are...
    • BBSAC515
    • Old Sacramento - Modes of Transportation

    • 1995
    • This circa 1995 postcard shows, most prominently, the Delta King riverboat, the Tehama Building at the northeast corner of Front and J streets, and the Pony Express monument, dedicated in 1976. The back of the postcard carries the following...
    • BBSAC518
    • Streets of Old Sacramento

    • 1996
    • Seven photographic views of Old Sacramento merge on the cover of this postcard from 1996. The following descriptive information appears on the back of the card, "History abounds in this picturesque area that once flourished during the Califiornia...
    • BBSAC519
    • Pony Express Statue, Sacramento

    • 1996
    • This circa 1996 postcard shows the Pony Express monument at the northeast corner of Second and K streets at Old Sacramento State Historic Park. In the background are, left to right, the Heyward Building and the B.F. Hastings Building. The printed...
    • BBSAC520


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