Our Northern California & Nevada Tour
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.
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.
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.
December 27, 2005