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January 24, 1848: All That Glitters

James Marshall was a carpenter hired to oversee construction of a sawmill for John Sutter in Coloma, California. His agreement with Sutter provided that he would receive a portion of the lumber for his services. 505 more words

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Sutter's Fort Exteriors

Sutter’s Fort is located in midtown Sacramento between K and L Streets and 26th and 28th Streets. The Mexican land grant to John Sutter which became Sacramento was originally named New Helvitia (New Switzerland) by Sutter. 250 more words

Fort Ross

I don’t know about you, but I LOVE learning about military history. Fort Ross was a fort, but it was not used for many military purposes. 169 more words

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