Sacramento in Sacramento County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
General John A. Sutter
February 15, 1808 – June 18, 1880
Founder of New Helvetia
The beginning of Sacramento
Builder of Sutter’s Fort
A man of vision and compassion who deserves the respect and gratitude of Americans and Swiss
Erected 1987 by the people of Switzerland, Swiss Americans and Friends, the United Swiss Lodge of California-Sacramento (October 10, 1987).
Location. 38° 34.305′ N, 121° 28.207′ W. Marker is in Sacramento, California, in Sacramento County. Marker is at the intersection of 28th Street and L Street, on the left when traveling south on 28th Street. Click for map. Statue and marker are on the Northwest Corner of "L" and 28th Streets, across from Sutters Fort State Historic Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2701 L St, Sacramento CA 95816, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Coloma Road (within shouting distance of this marker); Sutter's Fort (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); California State Indian Museum (about 600 feet away); New Helvetia Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); General Albert M. Winn The Dunn Mansion (approx. half a mile away); The First Hundred Years are the Hardest (approx. half a mile away); First United Methodist Church (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Sacramento.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Burial site of John A. Sutter, Lititz, Lancaster Co., PA.
Also see . . .
1. The Life of John Augustus Sutter 1803-1880. (Submitted on September 7, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
2. S.F. Museum - John Sutter. (Submitted on September 7, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
3. Sutter's Fort State Historic Park. (Submitted on September 9, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
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