Sacramento in Sacramento County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Central Pacificís Other Big Four
Erected 1969 by New Helvetia No.5, E Clampus Vitus, May 10, 1969.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list.
Location. 38° 34.978′ N, 121° 30.064′ W. Marker is in Sacramento, California, in Sacramento County. Marker is located in the courtyard of the Ping Yuen Center, across from the AMTRAK Station. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 420 "I" Street, 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. St. George Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); The Squatters Riot (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Sacramento (approx. 0.2 miles away); B.F. Hastings Bank BuildingThe Pony Express (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named The Pony Express (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sacramento's Original Level (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Folsom Powerhouse (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sacramento.
Also see . . .
1. The Central Pacific Railroad Photographic History Museum. A speech by the Hon. John T. Doolittle, presented to the U.S. House of Representatives on April 29, 1999, honoring the Chinese laborers and announcing the dedication of the “Cape Horn” Plaque in Colfax, California. [See “Cape Horn” marker, Placer County, Ca.]. This site also displays photos and gives a commentary of the Chinese laborer contributions towards the completion of the railroad. (Submitted on March 11, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.)
2. 1865 – 1869, Chinese Labor and the Transcontinental Railroad. (Submitted on March 11, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.)
Additional keywords. Chinese-Americans
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 11, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,213 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 11, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.