Napa in Napa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
John Moyer Patchett
Pioneer Winemaker, 1797-1876
John M. Patchett travelled from Iowa to Napa via the gold fields of Placerville at the age of 53, with some of his 8 children and his first wife, Esther. The family lived in a home on Patchett St. and Third St. until it was moved to allow street expansion. John M. Patchett died in 1876 at the age of 79 and is buried near other family members at Tulocay Cemetery.
The building at this site, now known as The York House, was built in 1892, designed by Luther Turton in the "modern" Queen Anne style. It was owned first by banker Joseph Noyes, then purchased in the early 1920's by noted attorney and later Napa County judge John P. York. The building is now used commerically and houses both winemakers
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1856.
Location. 38° 17.864′ N, 122° 17.609′ W. Marker is in Napa, California, in Napa County. Marker is on Jefferson Street near First Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1005 Jefferson Street, Napa CA 94559, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mural #2 - Napa Early in the 20th Century (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Napa Register Building, 1905 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Native Sons Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Presbyterian Church Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pfeiffer Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); Napa - Birthplace of the Loudspeaker and the Magnavox Corp. (approx. 0.4 miles away); Johnson-Doran Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); Napa Courthouse Flag Staff (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Napa.
Also see . . . York House Nominated for National Register. (Submitted on December 7, 2015.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 7, 2015, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. This page has been viewed 478 times since then and 82 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 7, 2015, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California.