News from the Fort

Docent Spotlight: Cathy Wilson

Docent Spotlight: Cathy Wilson

Cathy Wilson has been a docent at Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park (SHP) since 2016 and has volunteered over 575 hours of service at the park! Get to know more about your docents and volunteers at Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park…

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A Successful Sunset & Strings Jamboree

A Successful Sunset & Strings Jamboree

Our inaugural Sunset & Strings on Thursday, September 19 was a night to remember, as the New World String Project delighted attendees with an eclectic array of music featuring instruments such as the cittern, nyckelharpa, fiddle. and harp. It was truly a delight...

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Helping Make Memories One Student at a Time

Helping Make Memories One Student at a Time

Each year, our generous donors contribute to our ELP/ESP Fee Waiver and Grant Assistance Fund - which is used to help schools overcome financial barriers they experience participating in the Environmental Living (ELP) and Environmental Studies (ESP) programs at...

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Docent Spotlight: David Stare

Docent Spotlight: David Stare

David Stare has been a docent at Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park (SHP) since 2012 and has volunteered over 2,083 hours of service at the park! Get to know more about your docents and volunteers at Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park…

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Thank You for Your Amazing Messages of Thanks!

Thank You for Your Amazing Messages of Thanks!

Thank you for helping us thank the many wonderful docents and volunteers at Sutter's Fort State Historic Park (SHP) during last month's Docent Appreciation Dinner. Your kind words really helped make this evening a fun and memorable experience for all who attended. As...

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Congratulations on Your Retirement, Steve Beck!

Congratulations on Your Retirement, Steve Beck!

Friends of Sutter's Fort is happy to announce the well-earned retirement of long-time Sutter's Fort SHP Guide, Steve Beck. Since 1997, Steve Beck has worked a variety of positions at Sutter's Fort State Historic Park. Steve was the archivist for the Sacramento...

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2019-2020 Educational Programs Still Available

2019-2020 Educational Programs Still Available

There are still plenty of openings for the 2019-2020 Educational Programs at Sutter's Fort State Historic Park (SHP)! We highly encourage interested public, private, and home school groups to participate. Don't forget to help us spread the word! Sutter's Fort or Bust...

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Another Year, Another Round of Appreciation!

Another Year, Another Round of Appreciation!

Last month, Friends of Sutter's Fort had the honor of hosting the annual Docent Appreciation Dinner for Sutter's Fort State Historic Park (SHP). This event is one of the many ways we work with California State Parks to commemorate the many amazing people that give so...

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Educational Programs Grant and Fee Waiver

Educational Programs Grant and Fee Waiver

With the help of our generous donors, Friends of Sutter's Fort awarded over $3,000 in grants and fee waivers to schools in 2018-19, providing financial assistance that helped them participate in the Environmental Living (ELP) and Environmental Studies (ESP) programs...

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Docent Spotlight: David Berry

Docent Spotlight: David Berry

David Berry has been a docent at Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park (SHP) since 2014 and has volunteered over 2,992 hours of service at the park! Get to know more about your docents and volunteers at Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park…

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