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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.
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.
 
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); Elmer Holmes Bobst (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lititz (about 400 feet away); Lititz Spring Park Memorial Fountain (about 400 feet away); Lititz Springs Park Entrance Gates (about 400 feet
John A. Sutter Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 7, 2019
2. John A. Sutter Marker
away); Lititz Springs Park Historical Markers (about 400 feet away); 66 East Main Street (about 500 feet away); 1895 Drinking Fountain (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lititz.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 8, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 8, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 65 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 8, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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