In summer GO Zasyekin joined FM Desk, strelets head, who later became the second voivod Saratov. Together they chose a site for the new city. 2 (12) in July 1590 is considered the founding date of Saratov on the right high bank of the Volga River in the place where it flows into the river Guselka. Bookmark the city took place in a festive atmosphere. The priest sprinkled the place of the future Saratov holy water, especially for the occasion brought the icon of the Savior. And on the same day, immediately after the consecration, wreaths were laid by the most important buildings - the church premises for public use, the magistrates court and estates.