Sonoma in Sonoma County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
The Sonoma Cheese Factory
Erected 2008 by Native Sons of the Golden West, June 8, 2008. (Marker Number 2008-2.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
Location. 38° 17.627′ N, 122° 27.47′ W. Marker is in Sonoma, California, in Sonoma County. Click for map. Marker is mounted on the building, across from the Sonoma Plaza. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2 West Spain Street, Sonoma CA 95476, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Swiss Hotel (a few Servants Quarters (within shouting distance of this marker); Toscano Hotel (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Salvador Vallejo Adobe (about 300 feet away); Sonoma Barracks (about 400 feet away); Raising of the Bear Flag Monument (about 400 feet away); The End of the Mission Trail (about 500 feet away); Mission San Francisco Solano Sacred Ground (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Sonoma.
1. Sonoma Valley Cheese Factory (Sonoma Cheese Factory)
Tom Vella and Calso Vivian formed a partnership in 1931 and made cheese in other Sonoma locations before opening this factory in 1945. The building, designed by Pero D. Canali, is a good example of the Art Moderne style.
Source: Sonoma Walking Tour Brochure
— Submitted January 13, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
Categories. • 20th Century • Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings • Notable Places •
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