Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Sonoma in Sonoma County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Mission San Francisco Solano de Sonoma

 
 
Mission San Francisco Solano de Sonoma Marker image. Click for full size.
August 18, 2013
1. Mission San Francisco Solano de Sonoma Marker
Inscription. On this site, 4 July 1823, Padre Altimira, Lt. Castro and 19 armed men erected a cross, set a camp altar, consecrated the ground with a mass and fired a volley. Cline Ranch was then used as a preliminary scouting site and departure point for Northern California exploration. Coast Miwoks would later build a permanent mission in Sonoma. Bricks used in the nearby shrine are from Sonoma Mission; the 21st and last of the California Missions.
 
Erected 2001 by Capitulus Redivivus Yerba Buena Number One, Ancient and Honorable Order of E Clampsus Vitus.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 38° 12.784′ N, 122° 27.448′ W. Marker is near Sonoma, California, in Sonoma County. Marker can be reached from Arnold Dr‎ive (California Route 121), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is on the grounds of the Cline Cellars winery, which is open to the public. Marker is at or near this postal address: 24737 Arnold Dr‎ive, Sonoma CA 95476, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Last Mission (approx. 0.2 miles away); Embarcadero – St. Louis (approx.
Mission San Francisco Solano de Sonoma Cross image. Click for full size.
August 18, 2013
2. Mission San Francisco Solano de Sonoma Cross
2.2 miles away); Temelec Hall (approx. 4.3 miles away); a different marker also named Temelec Hall (approx. 4.3 miles away); Lakeville-Donahue Landing (approx. 4.9 miles away); Nash-Patton Adobe (approx. 5.3 miles away); Sonoma Valley Women’s Club (approx. 5.4 miles away); The Sonoma Community Center (approx. 5.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sonoma.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.ExplorationNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 27, 2013. This page has been viewed 513 times since then and 63 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 27, 2013. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
Paid Advertisement