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

Walters Ranch Hop Kiln

 
 
Walters Ranch Hop Kiln Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 17, 2008
1. Walters Ranch Hop Kiln Marker
Inscription. This structure served the important hop industry of California’s North Coast Region, once the major hop-growing area in the west. Built in 1905 by a crew of Italian stonemasons, it represents the finest existing example of its type, consisting of three stone kilns for drying hops, a wooden cooler, and a two-story press for baling hops for shipment.

California Registered Historical Landmark No. 893
 
Erected 1977 by State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the Griffin Vineyard May 1, 1977. (Marker Number 893.)
 
Location. 38° 32.173′ N, 122° 52.071′ W. Marker is near Healdsburg, California, in Sonoma County. Marker can be reached from Westside Road. Touch for map. Marker is located on the grounds of the Hop Kiln Winery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6050, Healdsburg CA 95448, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Wohler Ranch -- 1856 (approx. 2.8 miles away); Shiloh Cemetery (approx. 3 miles away); First Power Commercial Sawmill (approx. 3.3 miles away); Harmon Gregg Heald (approx. 5.2 miles away); March/Heald Flour Mill
Walters Ranch Hop Kiln image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 17, 2008
2. Walters Ranch Hop Kiln
(approx. 5.2 miles away); Korbel Station (approx. 5.6 miles away); Bank of Guerneville (approx. 7.5 miles away); Pioneers of Preservation (approx. 7.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Healdsburg.
 
Categories. AgricultureLandmarksNotable Buildings
 
Walters Ranch Hop Kiln Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 17, 2008
3. Walters Ranch Hop Kiln Marker
Walters Ranch Hop Kiln Marker and Building image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 17, 2008
4. Walters Ranch Hop Kiln Marker and Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 16, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,900 times since then and 77 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 16, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.   4. submitted on January 23, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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