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

The Guy West Bridge

 
 
The Guy West Bridge Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, June 2, 2009
1. The Guy West Bridge Marker
Inscription.
Named in honor of
Dr. Guy A. West
Founding President of
Sacramento State College
(1947 – 1966)

Under his guidance and dedicated
leadership, the university grew from
four faculty and fewer than two
hundred students to a comprehensive
regional institute of higher
learning with a national reputation
for excellence

 
Location. 38° 33.694′ N, 121° 25.33′ W. Marker is in Sacramento, California, in Sacramento County. Marker can be reached from State University Drive East. Click for map. Marker is located on the Sacramento State University Campus at the plaza located at the southern end of the Guy West Footbridge. The Sacramento State University Campus is located at 6000 J Street. Marker is in this post office area: Sacramento CA 95819, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Five Mile Station (here, next to this marker); "Hoboken and This is No Jokin" (approx. half a mile away); September 11, 2001 (approx. 1.6 miles away); Joseph H. McKinney (approx. 1.7 miles away); You Are Remembered – Rest In Peace
The Guy West Bridge Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, June 2, 2009
2. The Guy West Bridge Marker
(approx. 1.7 miles away); Re-Internment Site For New Helvetia Cemetery (approx. 1.7 miles away); Dr. Benjamin F. Pendery (approx. 1.7 miles away); Daniel Blue (approx. 1.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Sacramento.
 
Regarding The Guy West Bridge. The Guy West Bridge was designed to scale of the Golden Gate Bridge.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wapedia Article on Sacramento State University History. (Submitted on June 2, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
2. Sacramento State University. Photo of the Guy West Bridge (Submitted on June 2, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.) 
 
Categories. 20th CenturyEducationNotable PlacesWaterways & Vessels
 
Close-Up of Artwork on Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, June 2, 2009
3. Close-Up of Artwork on Marker
Dr. Guy West
The Guy West Bridge Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, June 2, 2009
4. The Guy West Bridge
Looking North
The Guy West Bridge Cables Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, June 2, 2009
5. The Guy West Bridge Cables
The American River Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, June 2, 2009
6. The American River
Looking North from the Guy West Bridge
 
 
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