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Governor's Mansion State Historic Park - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

1526 H St, Sacramento, CA 95814, USA

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About Governor's Mansion State Historic Park

The California Governor's Mansion is the official residence of the governor of California, located in Sacramento, the capital of California. Built in 1877, the estate was purchased by the Californian government in 1903 and has served as the executive residence for 14 governors. Since 1967 the mansion has been managed by California State Parks as the Governor's Mansion State Historic Park.


Attractions Near Governor's Mansion State Historic Park

State Capitol Park World Peace Rose Garden
State Capitol Park World Peace Rose Garden0.59km from Governor's Mansion State Historic Park

The World Peace Rose Garden, established in Capitol Park in 2003, was created as a sanctuary of peace, love, and inspiration for people of all nations, cultures, and religions. The garden is dedicated to women, children, and families.The rose, the official flower of the United States, serves as a silent ambassador of peace and a symbol of unity.

Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament
Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament0.66km from Governor's Mansion State Historic Park

The Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament is considered one of three of the most historically significant buildings in Sacramento.As the mother church, it is the seat of Jaime Soto, the ordinary bishop of the Diocese of Sacramento. The Cathedral is located downtown at the intersection of 11th and K Streets. Currently, the cathedral is considered both a religious and civic landmark.

California State Capitol
California State Capitol 0.69km from Governor's Mansion State Historic Park

The California State Capitol is the seat of the Government of California, located in Sacramento, the state capital of California. The building houses the chambers of the California State Legislature, made up of the Assembly and the Senate, along with the office of the governor of California. The Neoclassical structure, designed by Reuben S. Clark, was completed between 1861 and 1874. The California State Capitol Museum is housed on the grounds of the capitol.

César Chávez Plaza
César Chávez Plaza0.8km from Governor's Mansion State Historic Park

The Plaza de César Chávez is an urban plaza and park in Downtown San Jose, California. The plaza's origins date to 1797 as the plaza mayor of the Spanish Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe, making it the oldest public space in Northern California. The plaza was reconsecrated after Californian civil rights activist César Chávez in 1993.

California State Capitol Museum
California State Capitol Museum0.82km from Governor's Mansion State Historic Park

Home to the government of the U.S. state of California. The building houses the bicameral state legislature and the office of the governor.

California Museum
California Museum1.12km from Governor's Mansion State Historic Park

A majestic museum, which was dedicated to Californian history and the stories of California. The museum is home to the California Hall of Fame and has more than 20,000 square feet of exhibits, event facilities, and museological archives.

Where is Governor's Mansion State Historic Park

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Sacramento County
Sacramento County
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Its county seat is Sacramento, which has been the state capital of California since 1854. Sacramento County extends from the low delta lands between the Sacramento River and San Joaquin River, including Suisun Bay, north to about ten miles (16 km) beyond the State Capitol and east into the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. The southernmost portion of Sacramento County has direct access to San Francisco Bay.

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