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Dedicated by the Sacramento Chamber of Commerce in Memory of John Augustus Sutter

 
 
Dedicated by the Sacramento Chamber of Commerce in Memory of John Augustus Sutter Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pope, March 10, 2021
1. Dedicated by the Sacramento Chamber of Commerce in Memory of John Augustus Sutter Marker
Inscription.  Dedicated by the Sacramento Chamber of Commerce in Memory of John Augustus Sutter who founded California's capital the city of Sacramento August 12 1839 The fort which he established is today a shrine containing historical relics of the gold rush period Erected August 12 1939
 
Erected 1939 by Sacramento Chamber of Commerce.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesExplorationSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is August 12, 1839.
 
Location. 40° 9.355′ N, 76° 18.167′ W. Marker is in Lititz, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. The Lititz Pharmacopoeia (here, next to this marker); In Memory of the Brave Soldiers of the Continental Army (here, next to this marker); The Heritage Center (here, next to this marker); Lititz Moravian Congregation (a few steps from this marker); Leichenkapellchen or Corpse House (within shouting distance of this
Dedicated by the Sacramento Chamber of Commerce in Memory of John Augustus Sutter Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pope, March 10, 2021
2. Dedicated by the Sacramento Chamber of Commerce in Memory of John Augustus Sutter Marker
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marker); The Pilgerhaus - 1754 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Linden Hall (about 300 feet away); On This Site in 1861 Julius Sturgis (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lititz.
 
Dedicated by the Sacramento Chamber of Commerce in Memory of John Augustus Sutter Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pope, March 10, 2021
3. Dedicated by the Sacramento Chamber of Commerce in Memory of John Augustus Sutter Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 10, 2021, by William Pope of Marietta, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 64 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 10, 2021, by William Pope of Marietta, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 28, 2022