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General John A. Sutter

February 15, 1808 – June 18, 1880

 
 
General John A. Sutter Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, January 15, 2006
1. General John A. Sutter Marker
Inscription.
Swiss Immigrant
Founder of New Helvetia
The beginning of Sacramento
Builder of Sutter’s Fort
A man of vision and compassion who deserves the respect and gratitude of Americans and Swiss

 
Erected 1987 by the people of Switzerland, Swiss Americans and Friends, the United Swiss Lodge of California-Sacramento (October 10, 1987).
 
Location. 38° 34.305′ N, 121° 28.207′ W. Marker is in Sacramento, California, in Sacramento County. Marker is at the intersection of 28th Street and L Street, on the left when traveling south on 28th Street. Touch for map. Statue and marker are on the Northwest Corner of "L" and 28th Streets, across from Sutters Fort State Historic Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2701 L St, Sacramento CA 95816, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Coloma Road (within shouting distance of this marker); Sutter's Fort (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); California State Indian Museum (about 600 feet away); New Helvetia Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); General Albert M. Winn
General John A. Sutter Monument image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, January 15, 2006
2. General John A. Sutter Monument
(approx. 0.4 miles away); The Dunn Mansion (approx. half a mile away); The First Hundred Years are the Hardest (approx. half a mile away); First United Methodist Church (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sacramento.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Burial site of John A. Sutter, Lititz, Lancaster Co., PA.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Life of John Augustus Sutter 1803-1880. (Submitted on September 7, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
2. S.F. Museum - John Sutter. (Submitted on September 7, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
3. Sutter's Fort State Historic Park. (Submitted on September 9, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
 
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Close-Up General John A. Sutter Statue image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, January 15, 2006
3. Close-Up General John A. Sutter Statue
General John A. Sutter - 1878 image. Click for full size.
By Sutter's Fort SHP
4. General John A. Sutter - 1878
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 7, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,633 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 7, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.   3. submitted on September 8, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.   4. submitted on October 11, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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