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

Bryte

Yolo County, California

 
 
Bryte Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 16, 2011
1. Bryte Marker
Inscription.  
Because of its location on the Sacremento River, it was first called Riverbank. When the post office was established 10 March 1915 the present name - for George Bryte, Sr., a local dairyman, son of Mike Bryte (early sheriff of Sacremento) - was chosen in order to avoid confusion with Riverbank in Stanislaus County.
Presented in commemoration of its
50th anniversary
10 March 1965, by his second cousin
Col. Walter Bryte, Jr., U.S. Air Force

 
Erected 1965 by Col. Walter Bryte, Jr., U.S. Air Force.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is March 10, 1915.
 
Location. 38° 35.715′ N, 121° 32.443′ W. Marker is in West Sacramento, California, in Yolo County. Marker is on Lisbon Avenue west of Yolo Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1548 Lisbon Avenue, West Sacramento CA 95605, 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. Yolo County Courthouse (approx. 1˝ miles away); The Township of Washington (approx. 1.7 miles away); Early Settlement
Bryte Post Office and Marker in West Sacramento image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 16, 2011
2. Bryte Post Office and Marker in West Sacramento
The marker is visible here just to the left of the door. In 1986, the communities of Bryte, Broderick, and West Sacramento became incorporated into the City of West Sacramento.
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(approx. 1.7 miles away); West Capital Raceway (approx. 1.9 miles away); Influences on the River (approx. 1.9 miles away); Sacramento Skyline (approx. 1.9 miles away); Flood Control (approx. 1.9 miles away); Pony Express Bridge (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Sacramento.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 17, 2011, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 621 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 17, 2011, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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