The American Foundry Society features Knight’s Foundry – May 2017

Efforts to Preserve Historic Knight Foundry Get a Boost May 2, 2017 The Knight Foundry facility (Sutter Creek, California) was recently donated to Sutter Creek, California. The facility made its last casting in 1996, and there was concern about its future. It was placed on a list of endangered historic places by the National Trust [...]

2017-05-06T03:54:01+00:00May 6th, 2017|historic preservation, knight foundry press|Comments Off on The American Foundry Society features Knight’s Foundry – May 2017

Vestiges of Amador-The Annals of Knight Foundry, Part 2

Amador Ledger Dispatch article by Deborah Cook on April 9 (updated April 27), 2017. "Sutter Creek is home to many historic treasures, but none so unique as Knight Foundry. This engineering marvel was the product of the dreams and imagination of Samuel Newman Knight, a native of Maine, who came to California in 1862. Before [...]

2018-02-17T02:17:16+00:00April 27th, 2017|california gold country, historic preservation, knight foundry, knight foundry press|Comments Off on Vestiges of Amador-The Annals of Knight Foundry, Part 2

Vestiges of Amador: The Annals of Knight Foundry, Part 1 – An Inventive and Resourceful Man

Amador Ledger Dispatch article by Deborah Cook on April 4 (updated April 27), 2017. "I am sure that most of you readers are aware that due to a generous donation by the former owner, the historic Knight Foundry was gifted to the City of Sutter Creek. A fundraising effort is now underway to raise $325,000 [...]

2018-02-17T02:17:06+00:00April 27th, 2017|california gold country, historic preservation, knight foundry, knight foundry press|Comments Off on Vestiges of Amador: The Annals of Knight Foundry, Part 1 – An Inventive and Resourceful Man

Vestiges of Amador-The Annals of Knight Foundry, Part 3

Amador Ledger Dispatch article by Deborah Cook on April 16 (updated April 27), 2017. "Just three short blocks off Highway 49 in Sutter Creek, straddling both sides of Eureka and Borgh Way, sits one of the most unique industrial factories in the United States – Knight Foundry. This water-powered wonder has sat mostly idle for [...]

2018-02-12T21:02:12+00:00April 27th, 2017|california gold country, historic preservation, knight foundry, knight foundry press|Comments Off on Vestiges of Amador-The Annals of Knight Foundry, Part 3

The “Home Shop Machinist” blasts newsletter about Knight Foundry to 50,000 members!

On April 5, 2017, "The Home Shop Machinist" newsletter was blasted out to its 50,000+ email database and it carried an article about Sutter Creek's Knight Foundry. THE HOME SHOP MACHINIST ARTICLE IN PART Knight Foundry A Historic Industrial Crown Jewel The Knight Foundry, set in the heart of Sutter Creek, California, began operation during the [...]

2017-06-23T21:42:59+00:00April 26th, 2017|historic preservation, knight foundry, knight foundry press, the home shop machinists|Comments Off on The “Home Shop Machinist” blasts newsletter about Knight Foundry to 50,000 members!

Society for Historical Archaeology Newsletter Features Sutter Creek’s Knight Foundry & Machine Shop

Society for Historical Archaeology (SHA) newsletter, which featured Sutter Creek's Knight Foundry & Machine Shop was distributed world-wide in April 2017. The article, found on pages 27-29, was written by Kimberly Wooten who lives in Jackson. Kimberly is a professional historian/archaeologist and is the Pacific West Research Coordinator for SHA.

2018-09-08T02:54:52+00:00April 1st, 2017|historic preservation, knight foundry, knight foundry press|Comments Off on Society for Historical Archaeology Newsletter Features Sutter Creek’s Knight Foundry & Machine Shop

Modern Day Sutter Creek

A charming balance of old and new, today’s Sutter Creek maintains its Gold Rush facade while catering to the wants and needs of visitors from around the world. Shop, dine, slumber, stroll, wine taste, and enjoy the atmosphere of Sutter Creek in California’s Amador County.

Located about 45 miles southeast of Sacramento. Sutter Creek is ideally situated in the heart of the Sierra Foothill Wine Country and is Amador County’s most walkable town with Bed and Breakfast Inns, restaurants, wine tasting rooms and shops on beautiful Main Street.

Sutter Creek is the perfect hub to explore the Sierra Foothill Wine regions including Amador’s own Shenandoah Valley, El Dorado County’s Fairplay region and Calaveras County’s wine region. Amador County’s Shenandoah Valley has become a thriving and popular wine growing region of California and is often quoted as being “like Napa and Sonoma were thirty five years ago.“

Plan to visit Sutter Creek, the Jewel of the Motherlode, and one of California's finest and friendliest small towns.

Visitor Information: www.suttercreek.org