I drove them plumb to Californy, and I freighted with them afterward out of Sutter's Fort
to American Bar.
Our four Friday afternoon excursions, three of which lie within reasonable walking distance of the hotel, will give conference attendees the chance to explore varied aspects of regional history and culture, including Sutter's Fort
State Historical Park, where children and adults alike can explore California history.
More than ninety thousand fortune-seekers swarmed to California when gold was discovered at Sutter's Fort
Despite the early season, with snow still drifted high in the passes, he, along with three companions, took the only more or less established overland route, past Sutter's Fort
and over Donner Pass to connect with the Truckee River and move onward by way of the Humboldt River toward the Rockies--roughly the route of modern Interstate 80.
Says Douglas Card, author of "From Camas to Courthouse: Early Lane County History:" "They came across the country in a wagon train together (with Mary Skinner) in 1845 to Sutter's Fort
California; packed north to Polk County, Oregon, in the spring of 1846; and came back south together in the summer (with William Dodson) to scout out our future Lane County area, with each picking out home sites."
Two Indians from a rescue party sent out from Sutter's Fort
on the Sacramento River collapsed in the snow and were shot and eaten.
Amid boisterous "Huzzas" the flag of the United States takes the place of the Mexican flag on the mast of Sutter's fort
In the second division, the Godolphin pair Golden Sahara (John Carroll) and Sutter's Fort
(Royston Ffrench) are up against Forever Free, Majors Cast and Wake, trained by Philip Mitchell, Noseda and Johnston respectively.
The Halling filly followed up an encouraging debut third by beating Outer Hebrides at Folkestone in July, and ended a brief season by winning a York nursery in August comfortably from Moulin De Mougins and Sutter's Fort
Touring Sutter's Fort
State Historic Park ($2-$4; 2701 L St.; 916/445-4422) gives you a peek at life in the 1840s, including Sutter's bedroom (elegant, for the frontier).
However, Colossus did not have the best of runs when just half a length behind Chained Emotion when they were third and sixth respectively to Sutter's Fort
at the Curragh last month and now meets that horse on 3lb better terms.
He finished a close third to Sutter's Fort
in the valuable Irish Breeders Foal Levy Stakes when Colossus was half a length behind.