About Riverbend Elementary
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The Riverbend Colts
Elementary School resides on the property once known as part of Sutter
Hock Farm, founded by Captain John Sutter, a prominent pioneer in
In 1841, Captain John Sutter
built a home at Hock Farm along the west bank of the Feather River, a
few miles south of what would become Yuba City. Hock Farm supplied the
settlement at Sutter’s Fort, and had well over thousands of horses and
livestock freely ranging his farm property.
Elementary School’s school mascot, the colt, signifies the energy and
spirit of our pioneers. The riparian theme is existent in our school
building and landscaping, and the Riverbend Colts will continue the link
from the past to the future in our school community and culture.
Sutter County Museum, Sharyl Simmons, Assistant Curator
John Sutter: A Life on the North American Frontier, Albert L. Hurtado