The History Files #46: Sutter’s Fort

53 mins - Published Tue, Mar 8, 2016 by Gordon Frye and Nancy Frye

Have you ever wondered what a Swiss-German immigrant and a handful of Hawaiians were doing in central California in the early 19th century? If you have, join us this week as we take a look at the up and down history of Johan August Sutter, founder of present-day Sacramento and the fort that still bears his name.

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