Sacramento Chronicles: A Golden Past by Cheryl Anne Stapp

Sacramento Chronicles: A Golden Past

byCheryl Anne Stapp

Kobo ebook | February 19, 2013

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Sacramento boomed when forty-niners flocked to California, but the road from riverfront trading post to cosmopolitan capital was bumpy and winding. In this collection, historian and local author Cheryl Anne Stapp reveals the setbacks and successes that shaped the city, including a devastating cholera outbreak, the 1850s’ Squatter Riots, two major fires, the glamorous Pony Express and the first transcontinental railroad built by Sacramento merchants. Even bursting levees and swollen riverbanks couldn’t keep the fledgling city down, as Sacramento hoisted its downtown buildings and streets above flood level. Come discover the diversity of Sacramento’s heritage from agriculture and state fairs to war efforts, Prohibition and historic preservation, and explore the historic sites that mark the city’s development.
Title:Sacramento Chronicles: A Golden PastFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:February 19, 2013Publisher:The History PressLanguage:English

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ISBN:9990050690881

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