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Sacramento in Sacramento County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Old City Plaza

 
 
Old City Plaza Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, March 25, 2009
1. Old City Plaza Marker
Inscription. Dedicated in 1849 to the use of future generations by
CAPTAIN JOHN A. SUTTER
Later used as a hay market, miners gathering place, civic celebrations and since 1873 as a public park.
 
Erected 1932 by The Califia Parlor No.22 Native Daughters of the Golden West, November 11, 1932.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 38° 34.848′ N, 121° 29.602′ W. Marker is in Sacramento, California, in Sacramento County. Marker is on 10th Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located at the Cesar Chavez Park on 10th Street between “I” and “J” Streets. 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. Young America Engine Co. No. 6 (within shouting distance of this marker); A. J. Stevens Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Sa’ Cumn’e Plaza (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tony's Corner (about 600 feet away); Pioneer Hall (approx.
Old City Plaza Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, March 25, 2009
2. Old City Plaza Marker
0.2 miles away); Sacramento Pioneers Society (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pinus Pinea (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of First and Second State Capitals at Sacramento (approx. ¼ mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Sacramento.
 
Regarding Old City Plaza. Also located at this site are monuments commemorating A.J. Stevens, a master mechanic for the Southern Pacific Railroad and Cesar Chavez, civil rights leader and co-founder of the National Farm Workers Association, which later became The United Farm Workers.
 
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Current Day View of Cesar Chavez Park (Formerly Old City Plaza) Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, March 25, 2009
3. Current Day View of Cesar Chavez Park (Formerly Old City Plaza)
Cesar Chavez Park Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, March 25, 2009
4. Cesar Chavez Park
A. J. Stevens Monument image, Click for more information
By Syd Whittle, March 25, 2009
5. A. J. Stevens Monument
Southern Pacific Railroad's Master Mechanic
Click for more information.
Cesar Chavez Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, March 25, 2009
6. Cesar Chavez Monument
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,363 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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