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Old City Cemetery Tour - Melody & Murder

Old City Cemetery Tour - Melody & Murder

The Old City Cemetery Committee presents a tour featuring tales of their musical "residents" on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 10:00 am.

Long before iTunes, music was a large part of Sacramentan’s daily lives. Much-loved musicians and teachers, cacophonous conductors, perforated pianists, and ill-fated instrumentalists will all vie for your attention on this rhythmic tour.

The cemetery is located at 1000 Broadway, Sacramento. Free parking is available in the lot at 10th & Broadway, across the street from the 10th Street entrance. Tours are free; however, donations are appreciated and benefit cemetery preservation. For more information, call 916-448-0811 or 916-264-7839.
 

Old City Cemetery Event - OPEN GARDEN DAY

Old City Cemetery Event - OPEN GARDEN DAY

The gardens of the Historic City Cemetery will be in full bloom during our annual Open Garden Day on April 12th, 2014 from 9:30 am - 2:00 pm. The fragrance of the old roses of the award-winning Historic Rose Garden will fill the air as 500 roses clamber up trees, cover archways and bloom on big shrubs in this unique 19th century setting.  Perennial and native plant gardens will also be featured. The day begins with a sale of rare heritage rose plants and continues with free tours of the gardens and cemetery, a Silent Auction, and sales of rose merchandise.

For more information, contact Anita Clevenger @ 916-715-7294

The cemetery is located at 1000 Broadway, Sacramento. Free parking is available in the lot at 10th & Broadway, across the street from the 10th Street entrance.  Tours are free; however, donations and proceeds will benefit cemetery preservation projects.

Old City Cemetery Tour - Drugs in the Old West

Old City Cemetery Tour - Drugs in the Old West

The dice were not the only thing loaded in the old west.  From pharmacies to opium dens, many California pioneers were under the influence.  Join us on April 5th, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. for an uncut dose of history.

The cemetery is located at 1000 Broadway, Sacramento. Free parking is available in the lot at 10th & Broadway, across the street from the 10th Street entrance. Tours are free; however, donations are appreciated and benefit cemetery preservation. For more information, call 916-448-0811 or 916-264-7839.

Old City Cemetery Tour - Mausoleums & Tombs

Old City Cemetery Tour - Mausoleums & Tombs

The Old City Cemetery Committee invites you to attend our tour on Mausoleums and Tombs on March 1, 2014 @ 10:00 a.m.

What's the difference between a mausoleum and a tomb?  Are there any in the Old City Cemetery?  Who's buried in them?  Inquiring minds will discover the answers to all these questions on this Saturday stroll.

The cemetery is located at 1000 Broadway, Sacramento. Free parking is available in the lot at 10th & Broadway, across the street from the 10th Street entrance. Tours are free; however, donations are appreciated and benefit cemetery preservation. For more information, call 916-448-0811 or 916-264-7839.

Major Renovation Project Underway For Sutter’s Fort Historic Central Building

Major Renovation Project Underway For Sutter’s Fort Historic Central Building

Recognized on the National Register of Historic Places and once the largest building in California when it was built in 1840, the 6,500-square foot historic Central Building at Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park is currently undergoing important renovations. The first phase of the California State Parks’ “Sutter’s Fort Roof Rehabilitation and Seismic Stabilization” project includes a new roof and wall reinforcements for stabilization to make the roof less susceptible to damage caused by high winds or earthquakes.  This initial phase is expected to be completed by mid-September.

Old City Cemetery Tour - "Capitol Connection"

Old City Cemetery Tour - "Capitol Connection"

Every building has its stories and secrets and California’s Capitol Building is no exception.  On this tour, we uncover the tales of the movers and shakers, craftsmen and common folks buried under our feet.  Mix in a scandal or two and you have a tour the walls just might give, if they could talk.

The cemetery is located at 1000 Broadway, Sacramento. Free parking is available in the lot at 10th & Broadway, across the street from the 10th Street entrance. Tours are free; however, donations are appreciated and benefit cemetery preservation. For more information, call 916-448-0811 or 916-264-7839.

Bicycles, Boxing and Baseball at the Cemetery

Bicycles, Boxing and Baseball at the Cemetery

Sacramentans have always worked hard—and played hard, too! Join us on Saturday, May 4 at 10:00 am, to learn about boxers and baseball players from the old days, and how bicyclists helped spur the development of our modern highway system. Bicycles and velocipedes encouraged.

The cemetery is located at 1000 Broadway, Sacramento. Free parking is available in the lot at 10th & Broadway, across the street from the 10th Street entrance. Tours are free; however, donations are appreciated and benefit cemetery preservation. For more information, call 916-448-0811 or 916-264-7839.