Folsom in Sacramento County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
Location. 38° 40.356′ N, 121° 10.793′ W. Marker is in Folsom, California, in Sacramento County. Marker is at the intersection of Sibley Street and Natomas Street, on the right when traveling east on Sibley Street. Touch for map. Marker is mounted on the front of the church to the left of the entrance doors. Marker is in this post office area: Folsom CA 95630, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Young Wo Memorial Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); Folsom Terminal (approx. ¼ mile away); Leidesdorff Plaza (approx. ¼ mile away); Wells Fargo and Company (approx. ¼ mile away); Folsom Pony Express Terminus (approx. ¼ mile away); Folsom History Museum (approx. ¼ mile away); Turning the Trains (approx. 0.3 miles away); J. Clifton Toney (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Folsom.
Also see . . . History of St. John’s Parish, Folsom, California, 1857-2005. In 1856, Fr. Quinn, pastor of St. Rose's in Sacramento, started a mission church in Folsom. This was thirty years before the Diocese of Sacramento came into being. The next year (1857), Joseph Alemany, archbishop of San Francisco, donated $115 to purchase (Submitted on February 18, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
Additional keywords. Gold Rush
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 18, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 2,577 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on February 18, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.