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Calistoga in Napa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Schramsberg

 
 
Schramsberg Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, April 26, 2009
1. Schramsberg Marker
Inscription.  Founded in 1862 by Jacob Schram. This was the first hillside winery of the Napa Valley. Robert Louis Stevenson, visiting here in 1880, devoted a chapter of his “Silverado Squatters” to Schramsberg and its wines. Ambrose Bierce and Lilly Hitchcock Coit were other cherished friends. The original house and winery have been excellently preserved.
 
Erected 1957 by California State Park Commission and Napa Valley Historical Society. (Marker Number 561.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureLandmarksNotable Places. In addition, it is included in the California Historical Landmarks series list.
 
Location. 38° 33.161′ N, 122° 31.89′ W. Marker is in Calistoga, California, in Napa County. Marker is on Schramsberg Road west of California Highway 29. Marker is located at the end of Schramsberg Road at the Winery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1400 Schramsberg Road, Calistoga CA 94515, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow
National Register of Historic Places Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, April 26, 2009
2. National Register of Historic Places Plaque
flies. Reason P. Tucker (approx. half a mile away); Larkmead Winery / Kornell Cellars (approx. 0.6 miles away); The White Church (approx. one mile away); Bale Grist Mill (approx. 1.4 miles away); Dr. Edward Turner Bale (approx. 1˝ miles away); Calistoga Depot (approx. 3.2 miles away); Mount View Hotel (approx. 3.2 miles away); Calistoga City Hall (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Calistoga.
 
Regarding Schramsberg. This site was designated as a California Registered Historical Landmark on December 31, 1956.

This site was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on October 22, 1998, #98001251
 
Schramsberg Winery image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, April 26, 2009
3. Schramsberg Winery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 4, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,223 times since then and 29 times this year. Last updated on February 3, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 4, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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