Napa in Napa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
John Moyer Patchett
Pioneer Winemaker, 1797-1876
John M. Patchett travelled from Iowa to Napa via the gold fields of Placerville at the age of 53, with some of his 8 children and his first wife, Esther. The family lived in a home on Patchett St. and Third St. until it was moved to allow street expansion. John M. Patchett died in 1876 at the age of 79 and is buried near other family members at Tulocay Cemetery.
The building at this site, now known as The York House, was built in 1892, designed by Luther Turton in the "modern" Queen Anne style. It was owned first by banker Joseph Noyes, then purchased in the early 1920's by noted attorney and later Napa County judge John P. York. The building is now used commerically and houses both winemakers and attorneys.
Location. 38° 17.864′ N, 122° 17.609′ W. Marker is in Napa, California, in Napa County. Marker is Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1005 Jefferson Street, Napa CA 94559, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Presbyterian Church Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pfeiffer Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); Napa - Birthplace of the Loudspeaker and the Magnavox Corp. (approx. 0.4 miles away); Johnson-Doran Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); Napa Courthouse Flag Staff (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lisbon Winery 1882 (approx. half a mile away); Winship Building 1888 (approx. half a mile away); Semorile Building (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Napa.
Also see . . . York House Nominated for National Register. (Submitted on December 7, 2015.)
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