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Mystery of the Missing Markers

Editor’s Note: This is part two of a two-part series regarding the history of East Sacramento’s former New Helvetia Cemetery. It has been nearly 162 years since Captain John A. Sutter set aside 10 acres for his establishment’s first formal

East Sacramento’s McKinley Park has rich heritage as East Park

Back in a time in the capital city when entertainment options were more limited, many Sacramento residents would travel to a place that is known today as McKinley Park. The roots of the 32.4-acre McKinley Park date back to 1871,

McKinley Park Rose Garden a cherished community landmark

  Although not as old as the park itself, the renowned rose garden at McKinley Park has a very rich history. The roots of the McKinley Park that people know today date back to 1871, when the park opened as