This weekend my wife and I went to Old Sac to take one of Sacramento’s Underground Tours.
Old Sac is a historical neighborhood in Sacramento that has turned into a bit of a tourist trap.
All the old buildings from the Gold Rush in the 1850s and 60s are still there, converted into restaurants and gift shops instead of hotels and supply stores.
(I also feel a personal responsibility to warn you about La Terraza restaurant in Old Sac. Food’s bad! Don’t be tempted by the spectacular view! Stay away!)
Bunch of old buildings, right? What can we learn from the tour?
Our tour guide, Schoolmaster Mrs. Appleton, told us the basics of Sacramento history first that every Californian knows. Continue reading