Sacramento in Sacramento County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
St. George Hotel
[Front of Marker]
[Back of Marker]
The St. George Hotel was on this corner with the main entrance on Fourth Street.
The following ad ran on March 19, 1860 in the Sacramento Union Newspaper.
William W. Finney”
This was the only ad ever run for Pony Express riders. On March 20, the Sacramento Union reported “We understand that about two hundred men have responded
[A list of donors is on the bottom of the base.]
Erected 2005 by : On base of the marker, both front and back, is a list of donors and sponsors.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Pony Express National Historic Trail marker series.
Location. 38° 34.938′ N, 121° 30.082′ W. Marker is in Sacramento, California, in Sacramento County. Marker is at the intersection of J Street and 4th Street, on the right when traveling east on J Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sacramento CA 95814, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Squatters Riot (a few steps from this marker); Central Pacificís Other Big Four (within shouting distance of this marker); The Pony Express (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named The Pony Express (approx. 0.2 miles away); B.F. Hastings Bank Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Sacramento (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sacramento Engine Company No. 3 (approx. 0.2 miles away); New England Seed Store (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Sacramento.
Also see . . .
1. Online Archive of California:. Photo of the St. George Hotel (Submitted on December 28, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
2. Pony Express: William W. Finney. (Submitted on December 28, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
3. Pony Express: The Founders. (Submitted on December 28, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,262 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. 5. submitted on . 6. submitted on . This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.