Calistoga in Napa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Erected 1957 by California State Park Commission and Napa Valley Historical Society. (Marker Number 561.)
Location. 38° 33.161′ N, 122° 31.89′ W. Marker is in Calistoga, California, in Napa County. Marker is on Schramsberg Road west of California Highway 29. Touch for map. Marker is located at the end of Schramsberg Road at the Winery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1400 Schramsberg Road, Calistoga CA 94515, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Reason P. Tucker (approx. half a mile away); Larkmead Winery / Kornell Cellars (approx. 0.6 miles away); The White Church (approx. one mile away); Bale Grist Mill (approx. 1.4 miles away); Dr. Edward Turner Bale (approx. Calistoga Depot (approx. 3.2 miles away); Mount View Hotel (approx. 3.2 miles away); Calistoga City Hall (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Calistoga.
Regarding Schramsberg. This site was designated as a California Registered Historical Landmark on December 31, 1956.
This site was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on October 22, 1998, #98001251
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1. Jacob Schram and the Early Days. They began to clear the wooded and wild land, building a rustic cabin to shelter them from the weather. They planted European varietals, and began to produce wine. Jacob remained a barber to supplement his income, while the work at Schramsberg continued. After fully realizing the summer heat in the area, he hired Chinese workers to help him dig his cool underground cellars. Annie was often left in charge of the hired hands as Jacob visited fellow vintners in the valley, and took on the role of salesman both near and far. (Submitted on May 4, 2009.)
2. Robert Lewis Stevenson. ”I was interested in California wine. Indeed, I am interested (Submitted on May 4, 2009.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 4, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,139 times since then. Last updated on February 3, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 4, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.