Sacramento in Sacramento County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Young America Engine Co. No. 6
Erected 1933 by Native Sons and Native Daughters of the Golden West, City of Sacramento.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
Location. 38° 34.869′ N, 121° 29.576′ W. Marker is in Sacramento, California, in Sacramento County. Marker is on 10th Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is mounted on a base next to the wall of the parking garage located at the corner of “J” and 10th 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. Old City Plaza (within shouting distance of this marker); A. J. Stevens Monument (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sa’ Cumn’e Plaza (about 400 feet away); Tony's Corner (about 700 feet away); Site of First and Second State Capitals at Sacramento (approx. ¼ mile away); Pioneer Hall (approx. ¼ mile away); Sacramento Pioneers Society (approx. ¼ mile away); Pinus Pinea (approx. ¼ mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Sacramento.
Also see . . .
1. History of the Sacramento Fire Department. The Sacramento Fire Department began as a volunteer department on February 5, 1850, one year after the City of Sacramento was incorporated. It is the first volunteer fire department in the western United States. On September 15, 1872 Sacramento City formed Engine Companies 1 and 2. Engine 1 was located on 2nd Street between K and L Streets (site of the Fire House Restaurant today), and Engine 2 at 10th Street between I and J Streets (presently marked by a historical plaque). (Submitted on April 2, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
2. Young America Company Cupola. As reported in the Chairman’s Report of March 4, 2009, Pioneer Mutual Hook & Ladder Society
The bell tower sat atop the old volunteer Sacramento Fire Department Young America Company 6, which became the (Submitted on April 2, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
Additional keywords. Volunteer Fire Departments
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