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Sutter Creek in Amador County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Sutter Creek

 
 
Sutter Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By James King, March 13, 2016
1. Sutter Creek Marker
Inscription.
On September 4, 1854 Sutter Creek was declared by Judge Marion Gordon an incorporated town. Sutter Creek's limits were one mile square. The center was "The Liberty Flag Pole", atop Main Street (Little Humbug Hill) where the Native Sons Hall stands today.

Dedicated in Sutter Creek and Amador County's Sesquicentennial Year on September 4th, 2004
by
Amador Parlor #17 Native Sons of the Golden West
in cooperation with the Amador County
Sesquicentennial Committee

 
Erected 2004 by Amador Parlor #17 Native Sons of the Golden West and the Amador County Sesquicentennial Committee.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 38° 23.612′ N, 120° 48.176′ W. Marker is in Sutter Creek, California, in Amador County. Marker is on Main Street (Old California Route 49), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 56 Main Street, Sutter Creek CA 95685, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Levaggi Opera House (a few steps from this marker); Brignoli Building (a few steps from this marker); Native Sons Hall
Native Sons Hall image. Click for full size.
By James King, March 13, 2016
2. Native Sons Hall
The back side of the marker can be seen where it is strapped to the flagpole.
Persons (l-r):
Gary Arosio, Excelsior Parlor #31
Gwen Christeson (in doorway)
Dave Geschke, Auburn Parlor #59
Grand 2nd VP Erik Christeson, Excelsior Parlor #31
(a few steps from this marker); Sutter Creek Sanitarium (within shouting distance of this marker); Bellotti Inn (within shouting distance of this marker); William Barker Hubbell (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert Carlton Downs (within shouting distance of this marker); J. Monteverde General Store Museum (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Sutter Creek.
 
More about this marker. The marker is mounted to the flagpole in front of the Native Sons Hall.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by James King of San Miguel, California. This page has been viewed 172 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by James King of San Miguel, California.   2. submitted on , by James King of San Miguel, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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