Sacramento in Sacramento County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Anthony J. "Tony" Monti sold newspapers on this corner for 35 years. He lost a leg in an accident early in life and sold newspapers here day and night to support his mother and sister. All of the Governors of the State of California from 1915 to 1950 were Tony's customers. He retired in 1950 and until his death in 1974 he made daily visits to sick and elderly persons in all of the hospitals in Sacramento. Tony was a dedicated Eagle Lodge member. He was Sacramento's most famous newsboy.
Fraternal Order of Eagles
Erected by Sacramento Aerie No. 9, Fraternal Order of Eagles.
Location. 38° 34.76′ N, 121° 29.641′ W. Marker is in Sacramento, California, in Sacramento County. Marker is on 10th Street near K Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sacramento CA 95814, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A. J. Stevens Monument (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old City Plaza (about 600 feet away); Young America Engine Co. No. 6 Pinus Pinea (about 800 feet away); Jesse M. Unruh State Office Building (about 800 feet away); California Mexican-American War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); California’s Historic Capitol (approx. 0.2 miles away); California State Capitol Park (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sacramento.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 7, 2010, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 840 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 7, 2010, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.