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

Vallejo’s Petaluma Adobe

← 6 Miles

 
 
State Historic Landmark 18 image. Click for full size.
By Mathew H. Kohnen, September 4, 2007
1. State Historic Landmark 18
Inscription. Built by General M.G. Vallejo, 1834–1844, and known as Casa Grande. According to General Vallejo, “building was of immense proportions with different departments for factories and warehouses.”
 
Erected 1932 by Department of Public Works - Division of Highways. (Marker Number 18.)
 
Location. 38° 18.024′ N, 122° 40.38′ W. Marker is near Petaluma, California, in Sonoma County. Marker is on Adobe Road near Old Redwood Highway. Touch for map. Plaque located 6 miles west of site, 300 feet northwest of intersection of Old Redwood Highway & Adobe Road. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3325 Adboe Rd., Penngrove CA 94951, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Penngrove (approx. half a mile away); Cotati Downtown Plaza (approx. 2.6 miles away); The Willow Creek Inn (approx. 2.8 miles away); Washoe House (approx. 3.5 miles away); Wilmar Union Elementary School District And Wilson Elementary School (approx. 3.9 miles away); Sergeant Richard A. Penry (approx. 4.7 miles away); Bill Soberanes (approx. 4.8 miles away); Volpi's Grocery (approx. 4.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Petaluma.
 
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General M.G. Vallejo's, adobe, known as Casa Grande image. Click for full size.
By Mathew H. Kohnen, September 5, 2007
2. General M.G. Vallejo's, adobe, known as Casa Grande
adobes
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 18, 2007, by Mathew H. Kohnen of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 1,879 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 18, 2007, by Mathew H. Kohnen of San Jose, California. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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