Sacramento in Sacramento County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Captain John A. Sutter's Landing
Captain John A. Sutter, after coming up the Sacramento River from Yerba Buena in August 1839, landed approximately two hundred feet north of here, at what was then the south bank of the American River. A short time thereafter he moved to the site where he established a permanent camp, and later built his fort. Sutter and his men where the first settlers within the present city limits of Sacramento.
A Fellow Pioneer
Relocated August 13, 1989
Sacramento Pioneer Association
Erected 1958 by California State Park Commission in Cooperation with the Native Sons and Native Daughters of the Golden West and The Sacramento Historic Landmarks Commission (August 24, 1958). (Marker Number 591.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the California Historical Landmark, and the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
Location. 38° 34.89′ N, 121° 27.955′ Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sacramento CA 95816, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Solander's (approx. 0.3 miles away); William McKinley Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); McKinley Rose Garden (approx. half a mile away); New Helvetia Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); California State Indian Museum (approx. 0.7 miles away); Sutter's Fort (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Coloma Road (approx. 0.7 miles away); General John A. Sutter (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sacramento.
Regarding Captain John A. Sutter's Landing. This site is a California Registered Historical Landmark (No. 591).
Also see . . . PBS-The West - John Augustus Sutter. (Submitted on August 20, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
Categories. • Forts or Castles • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels •
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 7, 2019. This page originally submitted on August 20, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 2,331 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 20, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. 4. submitted on December 12, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. 5. submitted on August 22, 2008. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.