Our Northern California & Nevada Tour

Mt. Tallac 9735'
South Lake Tahoe, California 

Sacramento Web Page June 2, 2005

The City of Sacramento, Sacramento County, California, was founded in 1849, and is the oldest incorporated city in California.

 
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Old Governors Manson State Capitol
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Virginia City Web Page June 3, 2005

The rich deposits of gold and high-quality silver ore turned Virginny Town to Virginia City, the most important settlement between Denver and San Francisco. This also prompted President Abe Lincoln to make Nevada a state in 1864.

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Fourth Ward School Cultural Center
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Saint Mary's in the Mountains & the First Presbyterian Church
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Virginia & Truckee Railroad   Mackay Mansion Museum

Lake Tahoe Web Page June 4 & 5, 2005

For untold centuries before explorers John Fremont and Kit Carson discovered Lake Tahoe in 1844, the Lake Tahoe Basin was a summer gathering place for three bands of peaceful Washoe Indians. Lake Tahoe held a spiritual meaning for the tribe and many sacred ceremonies were held along the southern shores.

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Mt Tallac Fannette Island Emerald Bay State Park
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View from Our Condominium
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December 27, 2005

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