Sutter Creek in Amador County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
In Memory of General John A. Sutter
Benefactor of the Great State of California
Who mined here and gave Sutter Creek its name and under whose regime gold was discovered.
Also to those pioneer mothers, fathers and miners of the Mother Lode, which has produced millions in gold.
This rock used in Mother Lode Champion hand drilling contests.
Erected 1942 by The Native Sons and Native Daughters of the Golden West of Sutter Creek, May 10, 1942.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series list.
Location. 38° 23.541′ N, 120° 48.159′ W. Marker is in Sutter Creek, California, in Amador County. Marker is on Main Street (State Highway 49), on the right when traveling north. Marker is located in front of the Sutter Creek Town Hall and Police Department, to the right of Sutter Creek (the creek). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 18 Main Street, Sutter Creek CA 95685, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sutter Creek United Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert Carlton DownsWilliam Barker Hubbell (within shouting distance of this marker); Bellotti Inn (within shouting distance of this marker); To Remember the Men of Amador County Who Died in The World War (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Knight Foundry (about 400 feet away); Native Sons Hall (about 400 feet away); Pine Woods (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sutter Creek.
Also see . . . Sutter Creek History. (Submitted on November 7, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 3, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 7, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 2,057 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 7, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. 7. submitted on April 5, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.