California Historical Landmarks in Sacramento County

California Historical Landmark 611
Sacramento Bee Building
3rd Street Between J and K Streets (Under N-Bound I-5 Offramp)

California Historical Landmark #611: Sacramento Bee Before It Ws Razed for a Freeway Sacramento Bee before it was razed for an interstate highway.
Courtesy Sacramento Room Digital Collection

Interstate 5 in Old Sacramento I-5 adjacent to Old Town Sacramento.

Under Interstate 5 in Old Sacramento A building fragment Under I-5

11 August 2006
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Sacramento Bee Building

The Sacramento Bee was founded in 1857, its first issue was dated February 3, 1857. Its early home was in this two-story brick building on the west side of Third Street.

Citation from California Office of Historic Preservation

The Sacramento Bee was one of many structures razed during the construction of Interstate 5 through Old Town Sacramento. Some other landmark buildings were the Western Hotel the Overton Building, and the Darius Ogden Mills Bank.

The Sacramento Bee Building contributed to the Old Sacramento Historic District which is a National Historic Landmark.

We were unable to locate a bear flag plaque for the Sacramento Bee Building. Here's a list of other California Historical Landmarks which had no bear flag plaque when we visited them.

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