News from the Fort

Remembering Randy Paragary

Remembering Randy Paragary

Friends of Sutter’s Fort extends our condolences to the family of Randy Paragary, who passed away recently after a brief illness. "Randy Paragary was a Sacramento legend who lifted up our city - and specifically the Sutter District - in so many ways over the years. He...

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Summer Reading Suggestion: Sacramento Motorcycling

Summer Reading Suggestion: Sacramento Motorcycling

If you are ready for a new book – we are ready for you! This month we are highlighting a brand new book from Arcadia Press, ‘Sacramento Motorcycling”. In 1913, the merger of the Sacramento Motorcycle Club with the Capitol City Wheelmen catapulted Sacramento into...

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Great News for 4th Graders!

Great News for 4th Graders!

Last month Governor Gavin Newsom signed legislation establishing the California State Park Adventure Pass program, which will waive day-use fees for fourth-grade students and their families at 19 state parks. While Sutter’s Fort is not on the list of 19 parks...

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Suggested Learning Resources From FOSF

Suggested Learning Resources From FOSF

Sutter's Fort State Historic Park (SHP) temporarily remains closed due to concerns regarding the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. But, that doesn't mean that you have to stop learning culture, science, and history! Check out these great resources: EDUCATIONAL...

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Docent Spotlight: Annette Webster

Docent Spotlight: Annette Webster

Annette Webster has been a docent at Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park (SHP) since 1994 and has volunteered over 7,020 hours of service to the park! Get to know more about your docents and volunteers at Sutter’s Fort SHP…

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A Message From the FOSF Regarding COVID-19

A Message From the FOSF Regarding COVID-19

Sutter's Fort State Historic Park has been temporarily closed due to concerns regarding the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. As always, the safety and well-being of our visitors, volunteers, and staff is of the utmost importance and we are working with...

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Docent Spotlight: Joan Cochrane

Docent Spotlight: Joan Cochrane

Joan Cochrane has been a docent at Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park (SHP) since 2017 and has volunteered over 1,218 hours of service to the park! Get to know more about your docents and volunteers at Sutter’s Fort SHP…

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In-Memoriam: Carolyn Elder and Ron Leineke

In-Memoriam: Carolyn Elder and Ron Leineke

It is with great sadness that we dedicate this page to the passing of two very important partners and supporters of Friends of Sutter's Fort. Their friendship and talents will be missed by all of us at Friends of Sutter's Fort and California State Parks. We are very...

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Docent Spotlight: Judy Prey

Docent Spotlight: Judy Prey

Judy Prey has been a docent at Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park (SHP) since 1984 and has volunteered a whopping 14,772 hours of service at the park! Get to know more about your docents and volunteers at Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park in our most recent Docent Spotlight…

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