John Sutter, Sacramento, California, USA

A statue of John Sutter was removed from the campus of Sutter General Hospital / Sutter Medical Center in Sacramento, CA, days after it was marked with red paint by protesters.

The statue was donated to the hospital system in 1987 by a Swiss-American group after it was refused by Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park.

Sutter enslaved hundreds of Indigenous people from 1839 - 1849 and participated in the genocide of Indigenous peoples in California.


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