Sacramento in Sacramento County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Erected 2008 by Native Sons of the Golden West, Duane R. Gavin, Grand President, August 30, 2008. (Marker Number 2008-5.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
Location. 38° 34.996′ N, 121° 30.329′ W. Marker is in Sacramento, California, in Sacramento County. Marker is on Front Street when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located within the bounderies of the Old Sacramento State Historic District. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1015-17 Front Street, Sacramento CA 95814, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. New England Seed Store ( within Freight on the Move ( about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lady Adams Building ( about 300 feet away); B.F. Hastings Bank Building ( about 400 feet away); Old Sacramento ( about 400 feet away); The Pony Express ( about 400 feet away); Pony Express River Steamer “Antelope” ( about 400 feet away); a different marker also named The Pony Express ( about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sacramento.
Also see . . .
1. An Illustrated History of Sacramento – Newton Booth. By Hon. Win. J. Davis, Lewis Publishing Co., 1890. Page 287-289., Transcribed by Marla Fitzimmons. (Submitted on January 28, 2009.)
2. Governors of California – Newton Booth. Born in Indiana in 1825, Newton Booth was a lawyer who came to California and enjoyed success as a wholesale grocer. (Submitted on January 28, 2009.)
1. This site was designated as California Registered Historical Landmark No. 596 on May 22, 1957.
Statement of Significance:
This is the site of the store and home of Newton Booth, Governor of California 1871-1873 and U.S. Senator 1873-1879.
— Submitted January 28, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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