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Coming Up Roses – Sacramento Rose Society Helps Keep McKinley Rose Garden Blooming

On Saturday, Jan. 5, about 60 volunteers of all ages came out to help the Sacramento Rose Society with its annual pruning of the McKinley Park Rose Garden in East Sacramento. Kent Duncan, president of the Sacramento Rose Society, says

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