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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Cordelia, California

 
Clickable Map of Solano County, California and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Solano County, CA (95) Contra Costa County, CA (380) Marin County, CA (140) Napa County, CA (87) Sacramento County, CA (297) Sonoma County, CA (124) Yolo County, CA (62)  SolanoCounty(95) Solano County (95)  ContraCostaCounty(380) Contra Costa County (380)  MarinCounty(140) Marin County (140)  NapaCounty(87) Napa County (87)  SacramentoCounty(297) Sacramento County (297)  SonomaCounty(124) Sonoma County (124)  YoloCounty(62) Yolo County (62)
Location of Cordelia, California
    Solano County (95)
    Contra Costa County (380)
    Marin County (140)
    Napa County (87)
    Sacramento County (297)
    Sonoma County (124)
    Yolo County (62)
 
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1California (Solano County), Cordelia — Cordelia
Established in the early 1850's by Captain Robert Waterman and named for his wife, Cordelia. The name was changed to Bridgeport after his home in Connecticut and then again to Cordelia. Intended as a major townsite to serve the shipping trade on the . . . Map (db m26211) HM
2California (Solano County), Cordelia — Cordelia and the Fire
In the 1920s, prohibition ended wine production, eliminating one of the most profitable businesses in the Cordelia area. But the town was dealt its worst blow in 1939, when a fire that began in the back of Glashoffs Meat Market burned down much of . . . Map (db m155132) HM
3California (Solano County), Cordelia — Cordelia Begins
The Suisun Rancho, in which Cordelia is located, was one of the first five Mexican land grants in the area that became Solano County. The Mexican government granted the rancho to Chief Solano of the Suisun tribe in 1845. The land was then sold to . . . Map (db m144906) HM
4California (Solano County), Cordelia — Cordelia: A Thriving Town
At first, the town of Cordelia served mainly as a stagecoach stop between Benicia and Sacramento. Its fertile land, easy access for ships, and railroad connection soon made Cordelia and the neighboring valleys one of California's most important . . . Map (db m155133) HM
5California (Solano County), Cordelia — Thompson's Corner Saloon - 1902
Henry "Old Man" Studer and his brother Jim, built this community gathering spot. Studer was the proprietor of the oldest bar in Solano County, which he relocated here. Dancing and entertainment were available upstairs and local lore is that a . . . Map (db m26239) HM
6California (Solano County), Cordelia — Village of Cordelia Historic District
In 1988 the Village of Cordelia Historic District was added to the National Register of Historic Places with a period of significance of 1870 to 1939. The district extends along Cordelia Road from Interstate 680 to Pittman Road. It also includes . . . Map (db m155112) HM
 
Apr. 23, 2021