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Near Petaluma in Sonoma County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Vallejo’s Petaluma Adobe

← 6 Miles

 
 
State Historic Landmark 18 image. Click for full size.
By Mathew H. Kohnen, September 4, 2007
1. State Historic Landmark 18
Inscription.  Built by General M.G. Vallejo, 1834–1844, and known as Casa Grande. According to General Vallejo, “building was of immense proportions with different departments for factories and warehouses.”
 
Erected 1932 by Department of Public Works - Division of Highways. (Marker Number 18.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureArchitectureSettlements & SettlersWar, Mexican-American. In addition, it is included in the California Historical Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1844.
 
Location. 38° 18.024′ N, 122° 40.38′ W. Marker is near Petaluma, California, in Sonoma County. Marker is on Adobe Road near Old Redwood Highway. Plaque located 6 miles west of site, 300 feet northwest of intersection of Old Redwood Highway & Adobe Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3325 Adboe Rd, Penngrove CA 94951, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Penngrove (approx. half a mile away); Cotati Downtown Plaza (approx. 2.6 miles away); Veronda/Falletti Ranch
General M.G. Vallejo's, adobe, known as Casa Grande image. Click for full size.
By Mathew H. Kohnen, September 5, 2007
2. General M.G. Vallejo's, adobe, known as Casa Grande
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(approx. 2.6 miles away); The Willow Creek Inn (approx. 2.8 miles away); Washoe House (approx. 3˝ miles away); Wilmar Union Elementary School District And Wilson Elementary School (approx. 3.9 miles away); Sergeant Richard A. Penry (approx. 4.7 miles away); Bill Soberanes (approx. 4.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Petaluma.
 
Additional keywords. adobes
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 8, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 18, 2007, by Mathew H. Kohnen of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 1,981 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 18, 2007, by Mathew H. Kohnen of San Jose, California. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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