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Sutter's Fort is a State Historical Park in California's capital city of Sacramento

Sutter's Fort is a State Historical Park in California's capital city of Sacramento

 
 
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Sutter's Fort was constructed about 1840 at the behest of John Sutter, a Swiss immigrant who had received a land grant in the Sacramento Valley from the Mexican government. Sutter is best known for the discovery of gold in a stream beside his mill.
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Credit line: The Jon B. Lovelace Collection of California Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.
Gift; The Capital Group Companies Charitable Foundation in memory of Jon B. Lovelace; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:063).
Forms part of: Jon B. Lovelace Collection of California Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive.

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01/01/2012
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Highsmith, Carol M., 1946-, photographer
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Sacramento (Calif.)38.58167, -121.49444
Google Map of 38.58166666666667, -121.49444444444444
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