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Sutter's Fort in 1849
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Sacramento Public Library
Sacramento Ephemera Collection
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Sutter's Fort was founded in 1849 by Austrian immigrant John Sutter. It was the first non-indigenous settlement in the Central Valley. The city of Sacramento grew up around it, though it had been abandoned when gold was discovered at Sutter's Mill.
Sutter's Fort

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