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

Washoe House

Erected 1859

 
 
Washoe House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 16, 2014
1. Washoe House Marker
Inscription. Located on Spanish grant Roblar de la Miseria. The pioneer hostelry was built by Robert Ayres and served as a stage coach station between Petaluma, Santa Rosa and Bodega during the early days of Sonoma County.
 
Erected 1958 by E Clampus Vitus, Yerba Buena Chapter No. 1.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 38° 18.881′ N, 122° 44.144′ W. Marker is in Petaluma, California, in Sonoma County. Marker is at the intersection of Stony Point Road and Roblar Road, on the right when traveling south on Stony Point Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2840 Stony Point Road, Petaluma CA 94952, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cotati Downtown Plaza (approx. 1.8 miles away); Vallejo’s Petaluma Adobe (approx. 3.5 miles away); Penngrove (approx. 4 miles away); "Dos Piedras" (approx. 4.5 miles away); The Willow Creek Inn (approx. 5.5 miles away); Wilmar Union Elementary School District And Wilson Elementary School
Washoe House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 16, 2014
2. Washoe House Marker
Monument in front of the building.
(approx. 5.6 miles away); Sergeant Richard A. Penry (approx. 7.4 miles away); Volpi's Grocery (approx. 7.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Petaluma.
 
Also see . . .  Washoe House – American Road House -- The Good, The Bad and The Inedible. . Since 1859 this one-time hotel and stagecoach stop between Santa Rosa to the North and Petaluma to the South has been serving both Confederates and Yankees alike before and after the Civil War. (Submitted on October 18, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceRoads & Vehicles
 
The bar in the Washoe House image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 5, 2015
3. The bar in the Washoe House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 18, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 332 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 18, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.   3. submitted on March 11, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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