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

Washoe House

Erected 1859

 
 
Washoe House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 16, 2014
1. Washoe House Marker
Inscription.  
Located on Spanish grant Roblar de la Miseria. The pioneer hostelry was built by Robert Ayres and served as a stage coach station between Petaluma, Santa Rosa and Bodega during the early days of Sonoma County.
 
Erected 1958 by E Clampus Vitus, Yerba Buena Chapter No. 1.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceRoads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list.
 
Location. 38° 18.881′ N, 122° 44.144′ W. Marker is in Petaluma, California, in Sonoma County. Marker is at the intersection of Stony Point Road and Roblar Road, on the right when traveling south on Stony Point Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2840 Stony Point Road, Petaluma CA 94952, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veronda/Falletti Ranch (approx. 1.6 miles away); Cotati Downtown Plaza (approx. 1.8 miles away); Vallejo’s Petaluma Adobe (approx. 3˝ miles away); Penngrove (approx. 4 miles away);
Washoe House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 16, 2014
2. Washoe House Marker
Monument in front of the building.
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"Dos Piedras" (approx. 4˝ miles away); The Willow Creek Inn (approx. 5˝ miles away); Wilmar Union Elementary School District And Wilson Elementary School (approx. 5.6 miles away); Stormy's (approx. 6.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Petaluma.
 
The bar in the Washoe House image. Click for more information.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 5, 2015
3. The bar in the Washoe House
Washoe House entry at American Road House -- The Good, The Bad and The Inedible:
. Since 1859 this one-time hotel and stagecoach stop between Santa Rosa to the North and Petaluma to the South has been serving both Confederates and Yankees alike before and after the Civil War.
Link here:
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 18, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 443 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 18, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.   3. submitted on March 11, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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May. 16, 2021