California Governor's Mansion

16th and H Sts., Sacramento, California

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Description 

"GOVERNOR'S MANSION - This mansard-styled Victorian house was built for Albert Gallatin in 1877. Acquired by the State, it served as the first official Governor's residence, Governor George C. Pardee and his family moved in during November 1903. It was home for 13 Governors over a span of 64 years." - California Historic Landmark No.823

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on November 10, 1970
Reference number
70000139
Architectural style
Victorian: Second Empire
Areas of significance
Politics/Government; Architecture
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Museum
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899
Significant years
1877; 1878; 1903
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 2

Update Log 

  • March 28, 2019: Updated by Richard Doody: Added historical information
  • December 12, 2016: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger

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