Sacramento in Sacramento County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Sacramento’s Maritime Heritage
Erected 1998 by Members of the Sacramento Valley Chapter American Merchant Marine Veterans (AMMV), their families and friends. This Chapter was founded 2/1/91.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWar, World II • Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1954.
Location. 38° 34.805′ N, 121° 30.428′ W. Marker is in Sacramento, California, in Sacramento County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Capital Mall and Front Street. Marker is located at the American Merchant Marines Monument, at the entrance to the River Front Promenade. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sacramento CA 95814, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The United States Merchant Marine (here, next to this marker); U.S.S. Sacramento 1863 – 1867 (here, next to this marker); “Cobblestone” Ballast (here, next to this marker); U.S.S. Sacramento 1914 – 1942 (here, next to this marker); Merchant Marine Monument (here, next to this marker); U.S.S. Sacramento – 1964 (here, next to this marker); USS Sacramento (PG-19) (here, next to this marker); The Interurban Railroad Lines (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sacramento.
Also see . . . History of the Port of West Sacramento. Port of West Sacramento entry; name changed from "Sacramento" in 2008 (Submitted on February 25, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 27, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 25, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,415 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on February 25, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.