Founded in December 1848 by John A. Sutter, Jr., Sacramento was an outgrowth of Sutter's Fort established by his father, Captain John A. Sutter, in 1839. State capital since 1854, during the gold rush it was a major distribution point, a commercial and agricultural center, and terminus for wagon train, stagecoach, riverboat, telegraph, pony express, and the first transcontinental railroad. This is also a registered National Register of Historic Places District, listed in the National Register of Historic Places on 10/15/66.
Registration Date: 12/30/1965
Old Sacramento State Historic Park, plaque located on wall at 2nd St between J and I Sts, Sacramento
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