State Archaeological Collections Research Facility
The State Archaeological Collections Research Facility (SACRF) in West Sacramento has much to offer. In addition to providing a location to process and research recent excavations in California State Parks, the facility is home to an extensive collection of archaeological photography and many artifact type collections.
Frank Milner arrived in Allensworth from the Bay Area in 1911 and set up his first barbershop in a small frame house. Milner’s barbershop played an important part in the early Allensworth community. The men of the town met at Milner’s to argue over "all manner of agreements and disagreements." Learn More...
Reconstruction of Mc Coy House
State Park archaeologists excavated in Old Town San Diego to recover information needed to reconstruct a large residence built in 1869 by James McCoy, a well-to-do Irish immigrant who served as San Diego's sheriff and state senator. Learn More...
Robert Leavitt, graduate student in anthropology at the University of Nevada, Reno, recently visited the State Archaeological Collections Research Facility in West Sacramento. Robert is currently researching stoneware mineral water jugs and is using the SACRF as a source of data for his MA thesis. Learn More...
For information about the protection, management and stewardship of California's cultural resources throughout State Parks, visit:
Archaeology, History and Museums
Note: SACRF only provides historical information about artifacts and not monetary values.