Suisun City in Solano County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
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Erected 1980 by E Clampus Vitus, Sam Brannan Chapter 1004.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Entertainment. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list.
Location. 38° 12.36′ N, 121° 52.531′ W. Marker is in Suisun City, California, in Solano County. Marker is on Rio Vista Road (State Highway 12) 3 miles west of State Highway 113, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5848 Highway 12, Suisun City CA 94585, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Birds Landing - Benjamin’s Store (approx. 5.1 miles away); Suisun City (approx. 9.2 miles away); Pony Express River Steamer “New World” (approx. 10.7 miles away); Veterans of Foreign Wars Humphrey the Humpback Whale (approx. 10.7 miles away); Unknown Pioneer Ranchers (approx. 11.8 miles away); Pioneer Monument (approx. 11.8 miles away); Peña Adobe Park (approx. 11.8 miles away).
More about this marker. The marker is on the front of the Rio Vista Junction building on the grounds of the Western Railway Museum. Upon entry of the the Museum grounds from the highway, rather than going straight into the parking lot, make an immediate right turn and drive through the gate roughly 1/10 mile to the building. The gate may not be open when the museum is closed.
Also see . . . History of the Sacramento Northern Railway. The Western Railway Museum's history of the Sacramento Northern. Includes a short history of Rio Vista Junction. (Submitted on December 29, 2010.)
1. Additional Information Regarding the Marker Dedication
Dean Hemphill was Noble Grand Humbug when this plaque was dedicated. Plaque wording by Edward D. Hawkins.
— Submitted April 15, 2012, by Loren Wilson of Sebastopol, California.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 29, 2010, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 783 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 29, 2010, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.