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Starbucks City Mug Sacramento - California State Capitol

Sacramento is the capital city of the U.S. state of California and the county seat of Sacramento County. It is located at the confluence of the Sacramento River and the American River in the northern portion of California's expansive Central Valley. It is the sixth-largest city in California and the 35th largest city in the U.S. Sacramento is the core cultural and economic center of the Sacramento metropolitan area. Sacramento was cited by Time magazine as America's most ethnically and racially integrated city. It became a city through the efforts of the Swiss immigrant John Sutter, Sr., his son John Sutter, Jr., and James W. Marshall. Sacramento grew quickly thanks to the protection of Sutter's Fort, which was established by Sutter in 1839. During the California Gold Rush, Sacramento was a major distribution point, a commercial and agricultural center, and a terminus for wagon trains, stagecoaches, riverboats, the telegraph, the Pony Express, and the First Transcontinental Railroad. California State University, Sacramento, more commonly known as Sacramento State or Sac State, is the major local university. It is one of the twenty-three campuses of the California State University system. University of the Pacific's McGeorge School of Law, is located in historic Oak Park. In addition, the University of California, Davis, is located in nearby Davis, 24 km west of the capital. The UC Davis Medical Center, a world-renowned research hospital, is located in the city of Sacramento.

The California State Capitol is home to the government of California. The building houses the bicameral state legislature and the office of the governor. Located in Sacramento, the Neoclassical structure was completed between 1861 and 1874 at the west end of Capitol Park, which is framed by L Street to the north, N Street to the south, 10th Street to the west, and 15th Street to the east. The Capitol and grounds were listed on the office of the National Register of Historic Places in 1973, and listed as a California Historical Landmark in 1974, with a re-dedication on January 9, 1982 to commemorate the close of the bicentennial restoration project.

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  USA, Sacramento, California, 08 Icon Edition

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dvast8ya   15 Aug 2012

Better hold on to this mug if you have one since this might become rare pretty soon. It appears there's a move to replace this mug with a new design. This current design is no longer being sold in stores and no new stocks have arrived in more than 2 months now.

Deanna Lynn   01 Jan 2013

I've checked with every Starbucks in Sacramento and sadly, they are not being made anymore. If the design is replaced, I'll post an update.

mug finder   07 Jan 2013

Is this mug really discontinued?

Fredlee   08 Jan 2013

Is that true? But I have some on hand.Does anyone really need one?Contact me:

Deanna Lynn   08 Jan 2013

Yes, it is discontinued. The stores don't receive them anymore.

Cel   08 Jan 2013

Fredlee, help! I need one. :).

Wumme0815   11 Jan 2013

Last price on 162,50$

MarBoBar   20 Apr 2013

Hey all, I'd really like to have this one. It's my hometown and I didn't even think to get it until it was too late! If you have an extra you'd like to sell me or trade something for I'm willing to buy one for your collection in return, please let me know!

sunshine74   21 Jan 2014

sunshine74   21 Jan 2014

I can trade for this mug with german icons and soon a london relief and berlin relief

elle   13 May 2014

I have extra mugs 2008 global icon edition: germany, madrid, thailand, phuket, bangkok, pattaya, chiang mai, china, macao and hong kong.
i accept all 2008 global icon edition
if someone is interested to trade one or more mug please email me at:
thanks to all muggers/traders