William Land Regional Park Survey – Call for Photographs/Information
William Land is buried in East Lawn Cemetery, and the connections between Land Park and East Sacramento are numerous and strong. Check your old albums, photo boxes and papers and ask older neighbors to see if they have any historical information about the park.
The City of Sacramento Department of Parks and Recreation recently hired local consulting firm, Mead and Hunt to prepare a Cultural Landscape Survey of the park to mark to centennial of William Land’s $250,000 bequest to the City of Sacramento to purchase a public park bearing his name. The Survey will compile a history of the park’s development and will identify the park features that are important to its history. The Survey will be used to help guide future park management decisions.
The City and Mead and Hunt are currently gathering research on the history of the park and its development. If you have any relevant historical information about the park, or if you have any photographs that you think may be helpful (and are willing to loan them to us for a short time) please contact Mary de Beauvieres in the City’s Department of Parks and Recreation at (916) 808- 8722 or firstname.lastname@example.org.