Lat: 38° 34.599
Long: 121° 29.619
Designation: SACRAMENTO STATE CAPITOL DOME
Marker Type: NGS Benchmark
Setting: setting not listed - see description
Documented History (by the NGS)
Unknown by (MONUMENTED)
1/1/1954 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1954 (WTJ) THE GOLD DOME OF THE MAIN BUILDING OF THE CALIFORNIA STATE CAPITOL. LOCATED AT ABOUT THE CENTER OF SACRAMENTO.
1/1/1966 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1966 (JJC) THE INTERSECTION STATION WAS RECOVERED AS DESCRIBED BY WTJ IN 1954.
1/1/1970 by NGS (MONUMENTED)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1970 (LS) THE STATION WAS RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION AND IS THE CENTER OF THE GOLD BALL ON THE TOP OF THE CUPOLA ABOVE THE DOME OF THE CALIFORNIA STATE CAPITOL BUILDING IN SACRAMENTO, IN THE WEST CENTRAL SECTION OF CAPITOL PARK, BETWEEN 9TH, 15TH, L AND N STREETS.
I "found" this one on a brief visit to the State Capitol on a motorcycle run for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. It's hard to miss. Because I was there for a reason other than benchmarking, I didn't get many pictures or new coordinates. I'll have to revisit the area.