Sonoma in Sonoma County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Erected by California State Park Commission. (Marker Number 496.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the California Historical Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1850.
Location. 38° 17.628′ N, 122° 27.478′ W. Marker is in Sonoma, California, in Sonoma County. This marker and site are located across from the The Plaza. Marker is mounted on the front of the building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 18 West Spain Street, Sonoma CA 95476, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Sonoma Cheese Factory (a few steps from this marker); Servants QuartersSalvador Vallejo Adobe (within shouting distance of this marker); Toscano Hotel (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sonoma Barracks (about 400 feet away); Raising of the Bear Flag (about 400 feet away); The End of the Mission Trail (about 500 feet away); Mission San Francisco Solano Sacred Ground (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sonoma.
Regarding Swiss Hotel. This site designated as California Registered Historical Landmark No 496 on October 17, 1951.
Also see . . . History of the Swiss Hotel. Hotel webpage (Submitted on January 13, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.)
1. The Salvador Vallejo Adobe (Swiss Hotel)
Built by Salvador Vallejo, brother of General Vallejo, this two-story Monterey Colonial style adobe was constructed as the Post Commandancia. In the Bear Flag Revolt, Salvador was taken to Sutter’s Fort, Sacramento, as prisoner along with General Vallejo, Jacob
Source: Sonoma Walking Tour Brochure.
— Submitted January 13, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 13, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,000 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 13, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. 6. submitted on December 31, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.