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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Windsor, California

 
Clickable Map of Sonoma 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 Sonoma County, CA (124) Contra Costa County, CA (380) Lake County, CA (27) Marin County, CA (140) Mendocino County, CA (42) Napa County, CA (87) Solano County, CA (95)  SonomaCounty(124) Sonoma County (124)  ContraCostaCounty(380) Contra Costa County (380)  LakeCounty(27) Lake County (27)  MarinCounty(140) Marin County (140)  MendocinoCounty(42) Mendocino County (42)  NapaCounty(87) Napa County (87)  SolanoCounty(95) Solano County (95)
Location of Windsor, California
    Sonoma County (124)
    Contra Costa County (380)
    Lake County (27)
    Marin County (140)
    Mendocino County (42)
    Napa County (87)
    Solano County (95)
 
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1California (Sonoma County), Windsor — Early Windsor's People: The Southern Pomo
The Southern Pomo have lived in parts of Sonoma and Mendocino counties, including Windsor, for thousands of years. They called the eastern part of Windsor, col·iko wi, ("at redwing field"), a reference to the existence of redwing blackbirds . . . Map (db m153725) HM
2California (Sonoma County), Windsor — East Windsor: The First Gathering Place
The history of this region has been defined by where people gathered for a common purpose and, often times, defined by the east and west sides of town. go east Excerpt from an 1898 atlas: "East Windsor has always appeared . . . Map (db m153739) HM
3California (Sonoma County), Windsor — Historical Events from the 20th Century
Fred Wiseman's plane is on display in the Smithsonion Museum in Washington D.C. It was the first California built airplane and flew the worlds first airmail. A bicycle mechanic and aviation pioneer, Fred Wiseman and his . . . Map (db m153716) HM
4California (Sonoma County), Windsor — Nature and Agriculture
Wild iris leaf and other plant fibers were used for making string, hich was traded. Men particularly specialized in making nets, used for fishing and hunting, as well as an element of ceremonial regalia. acorns For the Southern . . . Map (db m153741) HM
5California (Sonoma County), Windsor — Present Day Windsor
Throughout the 1900's, Windsor was primarily agricultural - wine grapes, hops, and prunes were the primary crops. Once US Highway 101 was completed in 1962, the town's population began to grow. incorporation The Town of Windsor . . . Map (db m153709) HM
6California (Sonoma County), Windsor — Shiloh Cemetery
Shiloh Cemetery has long been a place of rest. The first recorded burial took place in the shadow of the area’s Methodist Church in October 1850. The church burned in 1867 and was relocated to Windsor, leaving the cemetery uncared for. In 1885 a . . . Map (db m54778) HM
7California (Sonoma County), Windsor — West Windsor: The New Gathering Place
After the construction of the San Francisco and North Pacific Coast Railroad (now the Northwestern Pacific Railroad) in 1872, businesses began to locate around the new train depot at the corner of Windsor Road and Windsor River Road. This . . . Map (db m153735) HM
8California (Sonoma County), Windsor — Windsor's Historically Important Families
Robert Cunningham, his wife, Isabella, and daughter Mary Jane, were some of Windsor's earliest homesteaders. Mr. Cunningham was a successful farmer who built the first corral - a site which was used by American and Spanish settlers for . . . Map (db m153733) HM
 
Apr. 20, 2021