"When thou saidst, seek my face; my heart said unto thee, thy face, LORD, will I seek." -Psalm 27:8

Monday, April 13, 2015

The Sacramento State Capitol

Well, we had a wonderful time at the State Capitol on March 27, 2015.  We were met by Alex who worked for a Legislator some years ago and now is volunteering as a docent.  He is a very knowledgeable and very amiable.  He gave us tons of great information and made our day wonderful.     It is a beautiful building that everyone can enjoy.  Just take a day and spend the time at the capitol.

According to the California State Capitol Museum, "Demolishing the Capitol and rebuilding it may have been a more economical route. The project began in 1975 and took a total of six years to complete. The final cost of the restoration was over $68 million."  Our docent talked about the capitol having condemned signs at the doors at one time.

The California State Capitol was almost demolished in the 1970s and replaced by the buildings rendered here. Luckily, in a last minute decision the state capitol was instead restored to it’s original historic beauty."  Alex stated the restoration was decided by only one vote.  

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