Petaluma in Sonoma County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Vallejo's Petaluma Adobe
Erected 2006 by Sonoma Petaluma State Historic Parks Association and the Native Daughters of the Golden West, Petaluma Parlor #222. (Marker Number 18.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks, and the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
Location. 38° 15.36′ N, 122° 34.995′ W. Marker is in Petaluma, California, in Sonoma County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Adobe Road and Casa Grande Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3325 Adobe Road, Petaluma CA 94954, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bill Soberanes (approx. 3.4 miles away); Cases Horseshoeing (approx. 3.4 miles away); Petaluma Historical Library and Museum Sergeant Richard A. Penry (approx. 3½ miles away); Volpi's Grocery (approx. 3½ miles away); The Willow Creek Inn (approx. 4.3 miles away); Lakeville-Donahue Landing (approx. 4½ miles away); Temelec Hall (approx. 4.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Petaluma.
More about this marker. The marker is inside the park near the parking lot.
Regarding Vallejo's Petaluma Adobe. This historical site was purchased and restored by the Native Sons of the Golden West and ultimately donated to the State of California.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Lachryma Montis - Home of General M.G. Vallejo located in the town of Sonoma.
Also see . . .
1. Petaluma Adobe State Historic Park - A Brief History. Made from adobe brick and Redwood, its design is typical of Hispanic Architecture. The construction of the building is a reflection of the increasing trade in the area. The building began with tree nails and rawhide (Submitted on February 25, 2014, by James King of San Miguel, California.)
2. The Petaluma Adobe. The Petaluma Adobe, a National Historic Landmark, is the largest domestic adobe building remaining in the United States. (Submitted on February 25, 2014, by James King of San Miguel, California.)
3. General Mariano G. Vallejo (1808-1890). Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo, born in Monterey July 7, 1808; died in Sonoma January 18, 1890; married in San Diego March 6, 1832, Francisca Benicia Carrillo, one of the most beautiful of the handsome daughters of Don Joaquin Carrillo and Maria Ignacía Lopez his wife. (Submitted on February 25, 2014, by James King of San Miguel, California.)
4. Goldrush Profile: Mariano Vallejo. Bold, well-educated, tolerant and hospitable, Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo saw three nations rule California during his lifetime. He was among the first of the leading "Californios," or California Mexicans, to embrace American control of the state -- and was all but wiped out financially as a result. (Submitted on February 25, 2014, by James King of San Miguel, California.)
5. The Vallejo Family: A Military History of Early California. The Vallejos were (Submitted on February 25, 2014, by James King of San Miguel, California.)
Categories. • Hispanic Americans • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 25, 2014, by James King of San Miguel, California. This page has been viewed 427 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28. submitted on February 25, 2014, by James King of San Miguel, California. 29. submitted on March 1, 2014. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.