Sunday, November 30, 2008

Fort Sutter Sacramento California

Fort Sutter Sacramento California
Located in downtown Sacramento Fort Sutter is a restored 1860 California outpost. Visitors including thousands of school children can take a look into the past and see how life was for the early Californians. The fort was only used for about ten years until the discovery of gold. Most of Sutter's workers headed out to the goldfields in search of riches. Today the restored fort is one of Sacramento's most visited attractions with activities and programs going on year round. Sutter's Fort is located at 26th & K street in midtown Sacramento. It is also surrounded by freeways. Interstate 5 to the west. Interstate 99 to the east. Interstate 50 & Interstate 80 headed off to the Sierra Nevada. And due west is Interstate 80 headed in from the Bay Area. The entrance (parking is available anywhere along the block, bring quarters for the meters, free on Sundays). is located at 2701 L Street. Sutter's Fort is open daily 10-5. Hours Daily from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Day. Sutter's Fort Sacramento