Sacramento in Sacramento County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Father Junipero Serra
1713 – 1784
Erected by Native Daughters of the Golden West, Native Sons of the Golden West, and the People of the State of California.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
Location. 38° 34.6′ N, 121° 29.47′ W. Marker is in Sacramento, California, in Sacramento County. Click for map. Marker is located on the grounds of the State Capital Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10th and L Street, Sacramento CA 95814, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. El Camino Real Bell (here, next to this marker); Pioneer Camellia Grove (a few steps from this marker); The Civil War Memorial Grove (within shouting distance of this Thomas Starr King (within shouting distance of this marker); Liberty Bell Replica (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Symbol Yields To Time (within shouting distance of this marker); USS California Bell Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kenneth L. Maddy (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Sacramento.
Regarding Father Junipero Serra. Surrounding the statue are bronze plates depicting 9 of the 21 missions from San Diego to Sonoma.
Also see . . .
1. Blessed Junipero Serra. (Submitted on December 28, 2008.)
2. San Francisco Museum – Father Junipero Serra. (Submitted on December 28, 2008.)
3. California State Capital Museum - Father Junipero Serra. (Submitted on December 29, 2008.)
Additional keywords. California Missions
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