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

Hood House

 
 
Hood House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, February 5, 2015
1. Hood House Marker
Inscription.  This was the site of Rancho Los Guilucos (18,833 acres), granted in 1839 by Governor Juan Bautista Alvarado to John Wilson and his wife, Ramona Carrillo, sister-in-law of General Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo. The house, constructed in 1858 by William Hood for his bride Elisa Shaw of Sonoma, incorporates the original bricks fired on the property, and has been in continuous use. The property was purchased in 1943 by the California Department of Youth Authority for Los Guilucos School for Girls.
 
Erected 1960 by California State Parks Commission in cooperation with Los Guilucos Citizens Advisory Committee and the Sonoma Valley Historical Society. (Marker Number 692.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the California Historical Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1839.
 
Location. 38° 26.544′ N, 122° 34.678′ W. Marker is near Santa Rosa, California, in Sonoma County. Marker can be reached from North Pythian Road near Eliza Way, on the left when
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Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, February 5, 2015
2. Hood House Marker
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traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 343 North Pythian Road, Santa Rosa CA 95409, 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. Kenwood Depot (approx. 2.7 miles away); White Sulphur Springs (approx. 5.4 miles away); Sophie Alstrom Mitchell (approx. 5½ miles away); Glen Ellen Cannon (approx. 6.2 miles away); Charles J. Poppe Building (approx. 6.2 miles away); Eucalyptus - The Cash Crop that Failed (approx. 6.2 miles away); Jack London Had A Dream (approx. 6.2 miles away); Jack London experimented (approx. 6.3 miles away).
 
Regarding Hood House. Hood House is on the grounds of the Sonoma County Juvenile Court.
 
Hood House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, February 5, 2015
3. Hood House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 11, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 9, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 494 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 9, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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Jul. 4, 2022