Sacramento in Sacramento County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
You Are Remembered – Rest In Peace
This marker has been dedicated in memory of more than six hundred persons of Japanese ancestry reinterred here in 1956 with several thousand others, whose remains were removed from New Helvetia Cemetery, the present site of Sutter Middle School at Alhambra Boulevard and J Street. Most of those of Japanese ancestry resting here were buried at New Helvetia Cemetery from 1849 to 1912.
This beautiful final resting place was made available through the heartfelt generosity of East Lawn Memorial Park.
Sacramento Chapter JACL and Sacramento Nikkei Jin-Kai
In behalf of
Japanese American Community of Greater Sacramento
Erected 1990 by Sacramento Chapter JACL and Sacramento Nikkei Jin-Kai.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Asian Americans • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1956.
Location. 38° 33.62′ N, 121° 27.16′ W. Marker is in Sacramento, California, in Sacramento County. Marker can be reached 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. Re-Internment Site For New Helvetia Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); Joseph H. McKinney (a few steps from this marker); Dr. Benjamin F. Pendery (a few steps from this marker); Daniel Blue (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); September 11, 2001 (about 600 feet away); Sacramento High School (approx. 0.9 miles away); New Helvetia Cemetery (approx. 1.1 miles away); McKinley Rose Garden (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sacramento.
More about this marker. See Other “Nearby Markers” located at the East Lawn Memorial Park for additional information.
Additional keywords. Japanese Americans
Credits. This page was last revised on January 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 13, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,179 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 13, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. 4. submitted on September 27, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.