Part I: PlanningAt the 1849 Constitutional Convention, plans to establish a capital for the 31st state in the union were conceived, years of ongoing controversy over location gave way to a final site selection, architectural plans were finalized in 1856, but was construction ready to begiin?
- Selecting Sacramento- Architectural Ancestors- A Capitol for California
Part II: ConstructionFour years following the approved architectural designs, the construction of the Capitol building began. Floods, politics, labor issues and other problems made completing the massive undertaking a formidable task
- Concept to Reality
- A Tale of Two Stones