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Yountville in Napa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Yountville

 
 
Yountville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Loren Wilson, August 20, 2007
1. Yountville Marker
Inscription. Yount town site was established by George C. Yount in 1855 at the southern boundary of his Rancho Caymus encompassing Madison Street and the area north thereof. The original site contained four full and two partial blocks including six streets: Yount, Jefferson, Washington, Jackson, Monroe, and Madison with a public square. Lincoln has replaced Washington St. and Jackson is now part of the cemetery. Beginning in 1856 the area south of Madison Street was known for a time as Sebastopol as was the Post Office. The Postal Service changed the name to Yountville May 14, 1867.
 
Erected 1981 by Sam Brannan Chapter No. 1004, E Clampus Vitus.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 38° 24.22′ N, 122° 21.699′ W. Marker is in Yountville, California, in Napa County. Marker is at the intersection of Yount Street and Finnell Road, on the right when traveling north on Yount Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6550 Yount Street, Yountville CA 94599, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Flags over California in 1870 (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Groezinger Winery
Yountville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Loren Wilson
2. Yountville Marker
(about 700 feet away); Yountville's First Fire House (about 700 feet away); Yountville Community Hall (about 700 feet away); Map of Groezinger's Addition (about 700 feet away); George Yount's Millstones (about 700 feet away); The Pioneer Christian Church Bell (approx. 0.4 miles away); Veterans Home of California (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Yountville.
 
More about this marker. Plaque is located at the base of the flagpole in front of the Yountville Town Hall.
 
Additional comments.
1. Additional Information Regarding the Marker Dedication
Dave Means was Noble Grand Humbug when this plaque was dedicated. Plaque wording by Edward D. Hawkins.
    — Submitted April 16, 2012, by Loren Wilson of Sebastopol, California.

 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Yountville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Loren Wilson
3. Yountville Marker
Yountville Plaque Dedication Day image. Click for full size.
By Loren Wilson, March 7, 1981
4. Yountville Plaque Dedication Day
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 16, 2012, by Loren Wilson of Sebastopol, California. This page has been viewed 357 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 16, 2012, by Loren Wilson of Sebastopol, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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