Near Sutter in Sutter County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Major General John C. Fremont and his Expedition
While on the march from Klamath Lake to Sonoma when he represented the United States Government during the Bear Flag Uprising which resulted in the acquisition of California from Mexico.
Originally erected by the Bi-County Federation of Women's Clubs of Yuba and Sutter Counties, 1923.
Restored through the efforts of the Save the Sutter Buttes Association in conjunction with the Yuba City Women's Club, Live Oak Women's Club, Bogue Country Club, Quota Club Kiwanis Early Risers, Rotary Club of Marysville, Tierra Buena Women's Club, Sutter Federated Women's Club and interested individuals, 1979.
Erected 1979 by various local civic organizations (see marker text for detail).
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Exploration • War, Mexican-American. A significant historical date for this entry is May 30, 1855.
Location. 39° 11.184′ N, 121° 46.401′ W. Marker Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sutter CA 95982, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of Propagation of the Thompson Seedless Grape (approx. 2.9 miles away); Sutter County Veterans Memorial (approx. 7.8 miles away); Sam Brannan Park (approx. 8.4 miles away); Mosburg Building (approx. 9 miles away); Teegarden House (approx. 9 miles away); Veterans Memorial Monument (approx. 9˝ miles away); Masonic Temple Corner Stone (approx. 9.6 miles away); Historical Marysville City Cemetery (approx. 10 miles away).
More about this marker. The marker is in error with regard to the dates mentioned - the events described occurred in 1846, not 1848. Note also, that this plaque is a replacement of a nearly identical plaque, differing only slightly in layout from its predecessor. It is uncertain in which year this version of the marker was installed.
Also see . . .
1. Captain John Charles Fremont and the Bear Flag Revolt. The California State Military Museum's page describing Fremont's role in the Bear Flag Revolt. (Submitted on February 12, 2013.)
2. Work of the Women's Clubs. (Submitted on February 12, 2013.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 12, 2013, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. This page has been viewed 1,015 times since then and 106 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 12, 2013, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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