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Margaret Crocker’s goodwill toward Sacramento celebrated 125 years ago

Editor’s Note: This is the first article in a two-part series regarding Margaret Crocker. It is certainly not every day that a community celebrates one of its residents with elaborate gifts and a special ceremony that draws thousands upon thousands

Sacramento Historic City Cemetery established in mid-19th century

Editor’s Note: This is part seven in a series regarding Sacramento area cemeteries. Certainly one of the Land Park area’s most notable landmarks is the Sacramento Historic City Cemetery at 1000 Broadway, between Riverside Boulevard and Muir Way. This cemetery

Sacramento’s 1885 Floral Festival concluded with the gifting of the Crocker Art Gallery

  Editor’s Note: This is the second article in a two-part series regarding Margaret Crocker.   One hundred and twenty-five years have passed since a grand celebration was held in honor of one of the city’s all-time greatest philanthropists, Margaret