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Historical Walking Tours

Sacramento City: California’s Gold Rush Legacy

Using original and reconstructed Gold Rush era buildings as a backdrop, a historically attired guide describes Sacramento City as it was in the 19th Century on this walking tour. From miners to merchants, politicians, pony express riders, and employees of the transcontinental railroad, Sacramento City: California's Gold Rush Legacy has it all!


Historical Walking Tours are available regularly throughout the summer season. Please check back in the spring of 2015 for detailed a detailed schedule! Private tours can be booked with advance notice; please see below.

Private Tours

Private tours and school tours can be scheduled year round on weekdays, weekends, and evenings with a minimum of 8 people per tour. To schedule a private tour please call (916) 808-4980 or e-mail

Special themed tours can be arranged for a variety of topics including, but not limited to:

  • Medicine
  • Waterfront/Sacramento River History
  • Political History in Old Sacramento
  • 1960s Redevelopment
  • Disaster and Recovery- brick buildings and raising the streets



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