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Lititz in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

John A. Sutter

1803 - 1880

 
 
John A. Sutter Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, July 7, 2019
1. John A. Sutter Marker
Inscription.  
Eminent
pioneer of California
who founded Sacramento
in 1839
and over whose lands poured
the Gold Rush of 1849
lived his last nine years in
Lititz and is interred in
an honored corner of the
nearby Moravian Cemetery

 
Erected 1939 by Lancaster County Historical Society and the Borough of Lititz.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesNotable EventsSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1839.
 
Location. 40° 9.422′ N, 76° 18.398′ W. Marker is in Lititz, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is on East Main Street (Route 772) east of South Broad Street (Pennsylvania Route 501), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 14 East Main Street, Lititz PA 17543, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. General Johann Agust Sutter Home (a few steps from this marker); The Ford Buildings (within shouting distance of this marker); Elmer Holmes Bobst (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct
John A. Sutter Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, July 7, 2019
2. John A. Sutter Marker
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line); Lititz (about 400 feet away); Lititz Spring Park Memorial Fountain (about 400 feet away); Lititz Springs Park Entrance Gates (about 400 feet away); Lititz Springs Park Historical Markers (about 400 feet away); 66 East Main Street (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lititz.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 8, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 8, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 154 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 8, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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May. 17, 2022