Tag Archives: John A. Sutter

Capital City, Fort Sutter were among river’s most famous steamboats

Editor’s Note: This is part 12 in a series about the history of the Sacramento River. The history of steamers of the Sacramento River is an extensive one that covers a romantic period in the city’s past. And with the

Sacramento became a city built upon a city through extensive mid-19th century street raising project

Editor’s Note: This is part six in a series about the history of the Sacramento River. Within a quarter century of its founding, flooding had become the bane of Sacramento. It was a city born out of convenience rather than

Early Sacramento hospitals were located at Sutter’s Fort

Editor’s Note: This is part one of a two-part series regarding hospitals that were located at Sutter’s Fort during the mid-19th century. As the Sutter Medical Center continues to draw attention for its major expansion on 29th Street, just west

Taste and see: Friends of Sutter’s Fort to present two events – one culinary, one haunted

Sutter’s Fort will be the site of two upcoming events, which will serve as fundraisers for the Friends of Sutter’s Fort. A Taste of History The first of these events, A Taste of History, will be held on Saturday, Sept.

Mystery of the Missing Markers

Editor’s Note: This is part two of a two-part series regarding the history of East Sacramento’s former New Helvetia Cemetery. It has been nearly 162 years since Captain John A. Sutter set aside 10 acres for his establishment’s first formal

Rancho del Paso included future Arden, Carmichael areas

    Editor’s Note: This is part one of a two-part series regarding the historic Rancho del Paso Mexican land grant.   Many Arden and Carmichael residents undoubtedly share many similarities, from living in the same county to shopping at

Traders’ Fair highlights Sutter’s Fort’s past as ‘California’s first mall’

Sutter’s Fort, which has a long tradition of interpreting history from 1839 to the early days of the Gold Rush, will be holding a special, family-oriented event on April 15-17. The California State Indian Museum is also participating in the event