Sacramento in Sacramento County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Sisters of Mercy
Arrival in Sacramento, October 2, 1857
The works of the Sisters of Mercy are based on the vision of their Irish Foundress, Catherine McAuley, who sought to connect the rich to the poor, the healthy to the sick, and the educated to the uninstructed.
Erected 2007 by The Mercy Foundation.
Location. 38° 34.616′ N, 121° 29.572′ W. Marker is in Sacramento, California, in Sacramento County. Touch for map. Marker and Monument are located on the grounds of the State Capital Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10th and L Streets, Sacramento CA 95814, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Sisters of Mercy (here, next to this marker); Pinus Pinea (within shouting distance of this marker); California State Capitol (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Civil War Symbol Yields To Time (about 300 feet away); USS California Bell Memorial (about 400 feet away); Thomas Starr King (about 400 feet away); Kenneth L. Maddy (about 400 feet away); Pioneer Camellia Grove (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sacramento.
Also see . . .
1. SCR No. 99—Relative to honoring the Sisters of Mercy. (Submitted on December 29, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
2. History of the Sisters of Mercy in the Americas. (Submitted on December 29, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 29, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,435 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 29, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.