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

Mark Hopkins

1815 - 1878

 
 
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By Syd Whittle, May 30, 2006
1. Mark Hopkins Marker
Inscription. Some 350 tons of Rocky Mountain Red Granite form the sarchophas that entombs the remains this Forty-Niner who ultimately became one of the “Big Four” in railroad history and Treasurer of the Central Pacific Railroad Company. This monstrous vault took a year and a half in construction and was completed in 1880 at a cost in excess of $80,000.
 
Location. 38° 33.714′ N, 121° 30.167′ W. Marker is in Sacramento, California, in Sacramento County. Marker can be reached from Broadway, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at the front of the Hopkins Family Plot. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1000 Broadway, Sacramento CA 95818, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rev. O.C. Wheeler D.D., L.L.D. (a few steps from this marker); Mark Hopkins Monument (a few steps from this marker); Pioneer Cemetery Grove (within shouting distance of this marker); General Albert Maver Winn (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Pioneer Cemetery Grove (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel William Stephen Hamilton
Mark Hopkins Monument image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, December 3, 2008
2. Mark Hopkins Monument
(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Margaret Rhodes Crocker (about 400 feet away); The Bennett Brothers (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sacramento.
 
More about this marker. Marker is located at the Sacramento City Cemetery
 
Also see . . .
1. American Western History Museum - Mark Hopkins. (Submitted on August 27, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
2. Biographies of the Leaders of the Central Pacific Railroad Company. (Submitted on August 27, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
 
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Mark Hopkins Monument image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, May 30, 2006
3. Mark Hopkins Monument
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4. Mark Hopkins
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 27, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,341 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 27, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.   2. submitted on December 4, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.   3. submitted on August 27, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.   4. submitted on October 6, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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