News from the Fort

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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Share the Love: Send a Message of Thanks

Share the Love: Send a Message of Thanks

Last year 93 docents and volunteers donated over 13,055 hours of service to at Sutter's Fort State Historic Park (SHP). The commitment of these hard-working docents and volunteers helps enrich the experience of over 100,000 guests that visit Sutter's Fort SHP every...

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Letters From the Fans

Letters From the Fans

Every year, students from across the state help transform Sutter's Fort State Historic Park (SHP) into a frontier setting of life, laughter, and excitement. While many of the over 50,000 school children that visit the park annually are here for only a short period of...

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Docent Spotlight: Geri Royer

Docent Spotlight: Geri Royer

Geri Royer has been a docent at Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park (SHP) since 1987 and has volunteered over 12,080 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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Docent Spotlight: Howdy Hoover

Docent Spotlight: Howdy Hoover

Howdy Hoover has been a docent at Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park (SHP) since 1987 and has volunteered over 6,417 hours of service! Get to know more about your docents and volunteers at Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park…

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This Place Matters!

This Place Matters!

May is Historic Preservation Month, a time when people from all across America celebrate their history, culture, and special momentous places. Sponsored annually, the National Trust for Historic Preservation created Preservation Week in 1971 to spotlight local...

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Thank You Native Sons of the Golden West!

Thank You Native Sons of the Golden West!

We are pleased to share that the Sunset Parlor of the Native Sons of the Golden West has made a commitment to help Friends of Sutter’s Fort and California State Parks preserve and protect Dolly for future generations.

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