Elk Grove in Sacramento County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Old Elk Grove
“Just West of This Point”
Erected 1968 by New Helvetia Chapter No. 5, E. Clampus Vitus, March 9, 1968.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 38° 23.774′ N, 121° 22.768′ W. Marker is in Elk Grove, California, in Sacramento County. Marker is on East Stockton Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located at the entrance to the parking area for the Elk Grove Hotel and Stage Stop Museum, adjacent to the west entrance to the Elk Grove Community Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9941 East Stockton Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95624, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Lincoln Highway (within shouting distance of this marker); Rhoads School (approx. 0.3 miles away); Elitha Cumi Donner - Wilder (approx. 0.9 miles away); Independent Order of Odd Fellows Hasman Building/General Store (approx. 1.2 miles away); Site of the First County Free Library Branch in California (approx. 1.3 miles away); Murphyís Corral (approx. 1.8 miles away); Alexander Hamilton Willard (approx. 4.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elk Grove.
Also see . . .
1. Elk Grove Heritage Park. The Elk Grove Historical Society maintains an interpretive area and a museum displaying several buildings and highlighting the history of Elk Grove. (Submitted on April 17, 2009.)
2. A Personal Blog by an Elk Grove Resident. This blog highlights the history of Elk Grove to current times. (Submitted on April 17, 2009.)
Additional keywords. Gold Rush
Categories. • Notable Places • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 17, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,356 times since then and 26 times this year. Last updated on July 30, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 17, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. 5, 6. submitted on April 21, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.