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Sacramento in Sacramento County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Daniel Blue

1811 - 1899

 

In Memory of

 
Daniel Blue Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, May 11, 2009
1. Daniel Blue Marker
Inscription.  
in whose house St. Andrews African Methodist Episcopal
Church the oldest African-American congregation on the Pacific
Coast was organized in 1850
and
other members of the Sacramento area African-American
community laid to rest on this site.

Built upon the foundation laid by the apostles and prophets,
the cornerstone being Christ Jesus, himself"
Ephesians 2:19:20

 
Erected 2001 by St. Andrews African Methodist Episcopal Church.
 
Location. 38° 33.664′ N, 121° 27.187′ W. Marker is in Sacramento, California, in Sacramento County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of 43rd Street and Folsom Boulevard. Marker is located at the Southwest corner of the Sutter's Burial Ground - New Helvetia Cemetery section of the West Lawn Memorial Park. The section is located near the Southwest corner of the cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sacramento CA 95819, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dr. Benjamin F. Pendery (within shouting distance of this marker); Joseph H. McKinney
Daniel Blue Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, May 11, 2009
2. Daniel Blue Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Re-Internment Site For New Helvetia Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); You Are Remembered – Rest In Peace (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); September 11, 2001 (about 600 feet away); McKinley Rose Garden (approx. one mile away); New Helvetia Cemetery (approx. one mile away); General Albert M. Winn (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sacramento.
 
Categories. African AmericansCemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & Religion
 
Plaque at Base of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, May 11, 2009
3. Plaque at Base of Monument
This memorial was placed here
by
St. Andrews African Methodist Episcopal Church
Founded 1850
The Oldest African-American Congregation on the Pacific Coast
June 23, 2001
Site of First African Methodist Episcopal Church on the Pacific Coast Marker image. Click for more information.
By Karen Key
4. Site of First African Methodist Episcopal Church on the Pacific Coast Marker
This marker page highlights the St. Andrews African Methodist Episcopal Church, of which Daniel Bell served.
Click for more information.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 7, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 11, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,286 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 12, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.   4. submitted on December 21, 2007, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.
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