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    • Capitol Park

    • 1912
    • In this photograph of Capitol Park taken on September 15, 1912, the State Capitol can be seen in the background.
    • 1921
    • Father Serra Statue in Capitol Park

    • 1996
    • This photograph captures a sculpture of Franciscan missionary, Father Junipero Serra, located within the camellia grove near the east entrance to Capitol Park. The statue, dedicated on April 7, 1967, was funded by the Native Sons of the Golden...
    • 1135
    • Capitol Park

    • 1912
    • An overhead shot of Capitol Park as it appeared on September 15, 1912.
    • 1920
    • The Capitol Park, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1912
    • The east end of Capitol Park is visibile from the State Capitol Building's dome in this 1912 postcard. The structure to the left foreground in the California State Insectary, also known as the "bug house." Its primary purpose was to study and...
    • BBSAC259
    • The Capitol in Capitol Park

    • 1927
    • Taken from a walkway in Capitol Park, this 1927 photograph provides a view of the east side of the California State Capitol building.
    • 665
    • Capitol Park

    • 1955
    • This photograph captures some of the rare trees that adorned Capitol Park, circa 1955. The park is located on Capitol Mall and Tenth Street.
    • 1785
    • Capitol Park - Cassidy and Long

    • 1975
    • Shown in circa 1975 are Capitol Park and the eastern face of the dome of the California State Capitol building. The earliest mentions of the lands stretching east from the building being made into a grand park go back as far as 1870s, just after...
    • BBSAC298
    • Capitol Park

    • 1933
    • A view of the State Capitol from Capitol Park with two large palm trees in the foreground, circa 1933.
    • 656
    • Capitol Park

    • 1938
    • A 1938 view of the Capitol in Capitol Park. Taken from the northeast, a shrub in full bloom is the focal point of this photograph, with the Capitol dome in the background.
    • 657
    • Capitol Grounds, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1907
    • The grounds of Capitol Park over a century ago are captured in this verdant image featuring lush lawns and a wide variety of trees, plants and shrubs. A broad walkway cuts through the park while the Capitol Building, usually a dominant part of any...
    • BBSAC232
    • Capitol Park Picnic

    • 1940
    • This circa 1940 photograph captures a picnic at Capitol Park. Several well-dressed people sit at tables surrounded by an assortment of both temperate and tropical flora.
    • 659
    • Walk in Capitol Park, Sacramento

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    • This postcard shows the eastern grounds of Capitol Park. In the distance is the steeple of the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament at Eleventh and K Streets.
    • BBSAC251
    • Capitol Park

    • 1930
    • Framed by fruit-laden orange trees that dwarf the two pedestrians present, this view of the Capitol building from the 1930s was taken facing south. One of the many Irish yews lining this Capitol Park path at that time is visible on the lower right.
    • 811
    • State Capitol Park, Sacramento, California

    • 1921
    • This circa 1921 postcard shows a series of the granite steps, located in the northern section of Capitol Park. The tiered steps -- ten in all -- were installed in 1893 for roughly 16,000 dollars. In the distance, one can see the dome of the...
    • BBSAC266
    • Snow on Capitol Park, 1922

    • 1922
    • This January 30, 1922, photograph shows the snow-layered grounds of Capitol Park. Not only did January 1922 prove to be Sacramento’s coldest month in 44 years, averaging 40 degrees, Fahrenheit, it was also the bringer of snow. Measurements of...
    • 652
    • State Capitol

    • 1960
    • As seen from the westernmost section of Capitol Park, the California State Capitol looms above palm trees and other examples of the extensive variety of plants, bushes and trees that thrive on the grounds of Capitol Park in this circa 1960...
    • BBSAC220
    • Capitol Park, Sacramento, Cal. - Blank Back

    • 1995
    • This 1995 postcard shows a camellia bush in Capitol Park. Located at Thirteenth and L streets, it is part of the Pioneer Camellia Grove that was planted in March 1942 by the Native Sons and Daughters of the Golden West. A total of 50 trees were...
    • BBSAC295
    • Capitol Park, Looking West, Sacramento

    • 1915
    • This circa 1915 postcard shows Capitol Park, a 40-acre arboretum, famous for its 40,000 trees, shrubs and flowers. Among its attractions are its renowned gardens, including the rose and cactus gardens. A bronze statue of Fr. Junipero Serra stands...
    • BBSAC252

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