Belle Cooledge Library 5600 South Land Park Drive Sacramento
The doors open at 11:45 AM and the meeting begins at 12:15 PM Our speaker will be Elena Smith from the California History Room at the California State Library. She will explain the resources available in their large collection. The meeting is free. Questions call Melanie 916-383-1221
Sunday, February 25
Black Newspapers for Genealogical Research (Genealogy Programs at Library)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Sacramento Central Library, 828 "I" Street, Sacramento
This presentation will be given by Janice Sellers on "Using Online Historical Black Newspapers for Genealogical Research".
Free to the public. www.saclibrary.org
Sutter's Fort began in 1839 and originally called "New Helvetia" (New Switzerland) by its builder, John Sutter, the fort was a 19th century agricultural and trade colony in California. The fort was the first non-Native American community in the California Central Valley. The fort is famous for its association with the Donner Party, the California Gold Rush and the formation of Sacramento. It was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1961.
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