“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Rancho Cordova, California

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Location of Rancho Cordova, California
    Sacramento County (284)
    Amador County (174)
    Contra Costa County (380)
    El Dorado County (179)
    Placer County (206)
    San Joaquin County (77)
    Solano County (95)
    Sutter County (10)
    Yolo County (62)
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1California (Sacramento County), Rancho Cordova — American River Grange #172
Organized March 1874 Dedicated October 1882 Presented by Native Daughters of the Golden West San Juan Parol #315 Rededicated 5-15-98Map (db m2033) HM
2California (Sacramento County), Rancho Cordova — 698 — Fifteen Mile House
Owned and operated from 1857 as a stage station by Henry F. W. Deterding. This was the site of the second remount station of the Central Overland Pony Express during March-July 1860. Here on April 4, 1860, Sam (Bill) Hamiton with the first eastward . . . Map (db m2034) HM
3California (Sacramento County), Rancho Cordova — Heroes in the Sky — Sacramento County Sheriff's Helicopter Crash Memorial
On July 13, 2005 Sheriff's Helicopter Star VI was patrolling the skies, when a catastrophic engine failure brought the ship to its final resting place on the north shore of Lake Natoma. This monument serves as a memorial . . . Map (db m81340)
4California (Sacramento County), Rancho Cordova — Honor Roll — Mather Air Force Base
Left Column M. K. Anderson 42-5 • S. H. Anderson 42-9 • M. P. Schwartz 42-8 • R.V. Greenslade 42-8 • J. M. Strickland 42-5 • J. D. Jackman 41-H • W. J. Anderson 42-9 • G. Kitchens Jr. 41-H • W. W. Elliott 41-I • J. R. Bullock 42-10 • W. P. . . . Map (db m52707) HM
5California (Sacramento County), Rancho Cordova — Mather Air Force Base Navigators Monument
[Marker 1:] In Dedication to the Men and Women of Mather AFB For 75 years of service to the nation and the community. [Marker 2:] In Tribute to the Navigators Who Trained at Mather AFB To their skill to set . . . Map (db m57287) HM
6California (Sacramento County), Rancho Cordova — Pony Express Riders Memorial
To the memory of the riders of the Pony Express, 1860-1861 First relay station out of Sutter's Fort. Dedicated April 19, 1936 by the Native Sons and Daughters of the Golden West.Map (db m61348) HM
7California (Sacramento County), Rancho Cordova — Rocks to Rockets
The moon room is the link between space exploration and Prairie City SVRA. This area was once home to the world's largest site for rocket engine development. This three story underground bunker was built to protect scientists during testing of . . . Map (db m121362) HM
8California (Sacramento County), Rancho Cordova — Vernal Pool Grassland — Mather Vernal Pools
When rain falls on a vernal pool grassland, some water sinks into the ground and the rest flows into streams or into depressions in the landscape. The water cannot move deeper into the ground in a vernal pool grassland because a hardpan blocks its . . . Map (db m52708) HM
9California (Sacramento County), Rancho Cordova — Welcome to Mather Lake
From Prairie to Park Prior to the arrival of Europeans in the late 1700’s, this area was an open prairie, where roaming herds of elk and deer grazed on perennial grasses. By the late1800’s, nearly all of the grasslands had been divided up . . . Map (db m90234) HM
Apr. 18, 2021