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Facts 'N Figures

Dec 29, 2014 04:31PM ● Published by Style

Photo courtesy of Folsom Prison Museum.

1972

The year that the hottest and the coldest day on record both occurred. The highest-recorded temperature was 115 degrees Fahrenheit, and the lowest-recorded temperature was 16 degrees Fahrenheit.

828 FEET

The height of Carpenter Hill, just off Highway 50 (near Costco). It’s the highest point in Sacramento County and the lowest county high point in California.

26992

Inmate number of Folsom Prison convict Ralph Pecor, who painted a mural of the Last Supper inside the prison’s Greystone Chapel back in 1938. Seventy-six years later, the mural is still intact, but it’s badly in need of preservation. Donations are being sought to restore the mural and move it into the prison museum for public viewing. folsomprisonlastsupper.com.

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