Burial Site of Chief Solano

Burial Site of Chief Solano (HMKJ6)

Location: Fairfield, CA 94534 Solano County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 14.047', W 122° 7.527'

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In the vicinity of this plaque is the burial site of Chief Sem Yeto, christianized Francisco Solano. Chief of the Suisun Tribe "their word for west winds" sub-group of the Patwin Indians. The village was located near Rockville and he held sway over most of the tribes between Petaluma Creek and the Sacramento River.
Dedicated by
Native Sons of the Golden West
John H. Kurtz — Grand President
April 18, 1971
Under the auspices of Solano Parlor 59, Fairfield — Suisun
In memory of James D. Phelan
HM NumberHMKJ6
Series This marker is part of the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series
Year Placed1971
Placed ByNative Sons of the Golden West
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 6:32am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 576539 N 4232152
Decimal Degrees38.23411667, -122.12545000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 14.047', W 122° 7.527'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 14' 2.82" N, 122° 7' 31.62" W
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Area Code(s)707
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 500 Solano College Rd, Fairfield CA 94534, US
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