Sacramento in Sacramento County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
1811 - 1899
— In Memory of —
Church the oldest African-American congregation on the Pacific
Coast was organized in 1850
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"
Erected 2001 by St. Andrews African Methodist Episcopal Church.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church ⛪ series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1850.
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 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 one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dr. Benjamin F. Pendery (within shouting distance of this marker); Joseph H. McKinney (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); Sacramento High School (approx. 0.9 miles away); McKinley Rose Garden (approx. one mile away); New Helvetia Cemetery (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sacramento.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 7, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 11, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,422 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 12, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. 4. submitted on December 21, 2007, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.