Monday, October 10, 2016

The Tunnels of Old Sacramento

Sacramento, the capital of California, has buried some dark secrets. Literally. The Old Sacramento Tunnels, as they are known, are home to history both mundane and bizarre. In 1861-1862, it suffered the worst rainstorm in the recorded history of the state.

Dire times called for drastic measures, and over time the streets of Sacramento were physically raised up, an average of 10 feet. This created a vast system of underground tunnels beneath the city, which remains to this day.

The Old Sacramento Tunnels are now part of the Old Sacramento State Historic Park, and tours are available to the brave.

Would you dare enter a pitch black tunnel, filled with ghosts and specters and who knows what else?

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