Sutter's Fort

Sacramento, California

"In 1839, John Sutter received a 48,000 acre land grant from Mexico and built an adobe
fort. It became Sacramento's earliest settlement and the first non-native American
settlement in California's Central Valley. In 1847, John Sutter sent aid to the Donner
Party." --Johanna

Thanks to Dan and Danny for phooning and to Johanna for the photo idea.

Oct 19, 2005

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