West Sacramento in Yolo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
First Paciﬁc Coast Salmon Cannery
Erected 2009 by California State Parks, River Cats Foundation, West Sacramento Historical Society, City of West Sacramento, and the West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce, April 1, 2009. (Marker Number 1040.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the California Historical Landmarks marker series.
Location. 38° 34.986′ N, 121° 30.527′ W. Marker is in West Sacramento, California, in Yolo County. Marker can be reached from 2nd Street. Click for map. Marker is located on the West Sacramento River Walk and can be reached from 2nd Street.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Salmon Cannery (here, next to this marker); The Rivers’ Flow (here, next to this marker); Hydraulic Mining (a few steps from this marker); Veterans Plaza (a few steps from this marker); Pony Express Bridge (a few steps from this marker); Flood Control (within shouting distance of this marker); Sacramento Skyline (within shouting distance of this marker); Tower Bridge (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in West Sacramento.
Regarding First Pacific Coast Salmon Cannery. This site had previously been designated as a National Historic Landmark, however the designation was withdrawn on July 14, 2004 due to both man-made and natural changes at the site. The West Sacramento Historical Society and the West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce, under their “West Sacramento Project Pride” program, set into motion the task of nominating this site as a California Registered Historical Landmark.
After approval by the State Office of Historic Preservation, funds were raised, and on April 1, 2009 the plaque was unveiled at its site on the West Sacramento River Walk. In attendance at the
Also see . . . The First Pacific Coast Salmon Cannery. The First Pacific Coast Salmon Cannery was established in 1864 by brothers William and George Hume, and a business partner, Andrew Hapgood. It remained at this site until 1866. (Submitted on April 1, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
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