West Sacramento in Yolo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
First Pacific Coast Salmon Cannery
Erected 2009 by California State Parks, River Cats Foundation, West Sacramento Historical Society, City of West Sacramento, and the West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce, April 1, 2009. (Marker Number 1040.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Landmarks • Notable EventsNotable Places. In addition, it is included in the California Historical Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1864.
Location. 38° 34.986′ N, 121° 30.527′ W. Marker is in West Sacramento, California, in Yolo County. Marker can be reached from 2nd Street. Marker is located on the West Sacramento River Walk and can be reached from 2nd Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Sacramento CA 95605, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Salmon Cannery (here, next to this marker); The Rivers’ Flow (here, next to this marker); Hydraulic Mining (a few steps from this marker); Veterans Plaza (a few steps from this marker); Pony Express Bridge (a few steps from this marker); Flood Control (within shouting distance of this marker); Sacramento Skyline (within shouting distance of this marker); Influences on the River (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Sacramento.
Regarding First Pacific Coast Salmon Cannery. This site had previously been designated as a National Historic Landmark, however the designation was withdrawn on July 14, 2004 due to both man-made and natural changes at the site. The West Sacramento Historical Society and the West Sacramento Chamber
After approval by the State Office of Historic Preservation, funds were raised, and on April 1, 2009 the plaque was unveiled at its site on the West Sacramento River Walk. In attendance at the dedication ceremony were members of the West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce, City Council, West Sacramento Historical Society, the State Office of Historic Preservation, members of the general public, and descendents of both William and George Hume.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 11, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 1, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,616 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 1, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. 3. submitted on July 11, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 1, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.