Major General John C. Fremont and his Expedition

Major General John C. Fremont and his Expedition (HM16ZE)

Location: Sutter, CA 95982 Sutter County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 11.184', W 121° 46.401'

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In Commemoration of Major General John C. Fremont, U.S. Army, and his expedition, encamped in the Sutter Buttes in this vicinity, May 30, 1848, to June 8, 1848.

While on the march from Klamath Lake to Sonoma when he represented the United States Government during the Bear Flag Uprising which resulted in the acquisition of California from Mexico.

Originally erected by the Bi-County Federation of Women's Clubs of Yuba and Sutter Counties, 1923.

Restored through the efforts of the Save the Sutter Buttes Association in conjunction with the Yuba City Women's Club, Live Oak Women's Club, Bogue Country Club, Quota Club Kiwanis Early Risers, Rotary Club of Marysville, Tierra Buena Women's Club, Sutter Federated Women's Club and interested individuals, 1979.
HM NumberHM16ZE
Year Placed1979
Placed ByVarious local civic organizations (see marker text for detail)
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Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 2:47pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 605940 N 4338178
Decimal Degrees39.18640000, -121.77335000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 11.184', W 121° 46.401'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 11' 11.04" N, 121° 46' 24.06" W
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Area Code(s)530
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 8543-8771 Pass Rd, Sutter CA 95982, US
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