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You Are Remembered – Rest In Peace

 
 
You Are Remembered – Rest In Peace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, May 11, 2009
1. You Are Remembered – Rest In Peace Marker
Inscription.
This marker has been dedicated in memory of more than six hundred persons of Japanese ancestry reinterred here in 1956 with several thousand others, whose remains were removed from New Helvetia Cemetery, the present site of Sutter Middle School at Alhambra Boulevard and J Street. Most of those of Japanese ancestry resting here were buried at New Helvetia Cemetery from 1849 to 1912.

This beautiful final resting place was made available through the heartfelt generosity of East Lawn Memorial Park.
Dedicated by
Sacramento Chapter JACL and Sacramento Nikkei Jin-Kai
In behalf of
Japanese American Community of Greater Sacramento
August 1990

 
Erected 1990 by Sacramento Chapter JACL and Sacramento Nikkei Jin-Kai.
 
Location. 38° 33.62′ N, 121° 27.16′ W. Marker is in Sacramento, California, in Sacramento County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Folsom Boulevard and 43rd Street. Click for map. Marker is located in the center of the New Helvetia Re-internment section of the East Lawn Memorial Park. The section is located near the Southwest corner of the cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Sacramento CA 95819, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are
You Are Remembered – Rest In Peace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, May 11, 2009
2. You Are Remembered – Rest In Peace Marker
within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Re-Internment Site For New Helvetia Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); Joseph H. McKinney (a few steps from this marker); Dr. Benjamin F. Pendery (a few steps from this marker); Daniel Blue (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); September 11, 2001 (about 600 feet away); New Helvetia Cemetery (approx. 1.1 miles away); General Albert M. Winn (approx. 1.2 miles away); General John A. Sutter (approx. 1.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Sacramento.
 
More about this marker. See Other “Nearby Markers” located at the East Lawn Memorial Park for additional information.
 
Additional keywords. Japanese Americans
 
Categories. 20th CenturyCemeteries & Burial SitesNotable Places
 
A Second Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, May 11, 2009
3. A Second Marker
This marker is located directly behind the "You are Remembered" marker.

In memory of
Those removed from
NEW HELVETIA CEMETERY
Founded in 1849
And reinterred here
In 1956
May they at last
Find eternal peace.
New Helvetia Cemetery Marker image. Click for more information.
By Syd Whittle
4. New Helvetia Cemetery Marker
The New Helvetia Cemetery
Click on link to learn about the New Helvetia Cemetery.

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