The Friends of Sutter’s Fort is a nonprofit 501 c 3 organization dedicated to the enhancement, preservation and protection of Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park, and educational and interpretive programs at the park. We are a Cooperating Association for California State Parks since 2006, although the history of our organization can be traced back to 1979.

Member Events

Be our Guest! 

Friends of Sutter's Fort has developed a series of monthly events for our valued members.  Join the Friends of Sutter's Fort today and participate in one of our upcoming members only events. 

Walk and Talk with Tim and Tim, Wednesday, March 28th -- 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM : Join us for this members-only event as we take an exclusive look at the finished repainting of the interior walls! We'll hear from Tim Gellinck, Maintenance Chief with the Capital District, and Tim White, Restoration Specialist with California State Parks, on this and other preservation projects at Sutter's Fort. Learn how this important preservation project came together and how it helps to undo decades of environmental damage to the interior walls. After our walk and talk through the grounds of Sutter's Fort, we'll conclude the tour with celebratory refreshments in the Distillery.


Member Event: Through the Lens of Harry Peterson, Wednesday, April 18th -- 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM, $6 per person for non-members: In honor of Photography Month Sacramento, we invite you to join us as we take an intimate look at Sutter's Fort through the camera lens of its very first curator, Harry Peterson. This exclusive event will highlight some of the rarely seen images of Sutter's Fort, particularly during its transition from a memorial into a living history museum. We will be joined by Nancy Jenner, current curator of Sutter's Fort State Historic Park. 


 For more information please contact our Membership and Marketing Coordinator, Kyle at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



2701 L Street
Sacramento CA, 95816
(916) 445-4422

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