Sacramento in Sacramento County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
1811 - 1899
—In Memory of —
Church the oldest African-American congregation on the Pacific
Coast was organized in 1850
other members of the Sacramento area African-American
community laid to rest on this site.
Built upon the foundation laid by the apostles and prophets,
the cornerstone being Christ Jesus, himself"
Erected 2001 by St. Andrews African Methodist Episcopal Church.
Location. 38° 33.664′ N, 121° 27.187′ W. Marker is in Sacramento, California, in Sacramento County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of 43rd Street and Folsom Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is located at the Southwest corner of the Sutter's Burial Ground - New Helvetia Cemetery section of the West Lawn Memorial Park. The section is located near the Southwest corner of the cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Sacramento CA 95819, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dr. Benjamin F. Pendery (within shouting distance of this marker); Joseph H. McKinney (within shouting distance of this marker); Re-Internment Site For New Helvetia Cemetery You Are Remembered – Rest In Peace (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); September 11, 2001 (about 600 feet away); New Helvetia Cemetery (approx. one mile away); General Albert M. Winn (approx. 1.2 miles away); General John A. Sutter (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sacramento.
Categories. • African Americans • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches, Etc. • Notable Persons •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 11, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,166 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 12, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. 4. submitted on December 21, 2007, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.