General M.g. Vallejo Home

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  • Address: West Spain Street Sonoma, CA 95476, United States
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  • Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-7079389559
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museums, Family And Kids, Vineyard

General Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo was the founder of the city of Sonoma Valley and was staying in an estate just north-west of the Sonoma Plaza till his death. The house, built sometime around 1850, has been excellently preserved. A trip here is a lesson not only in the history of Sonoma Valley but also the then-prevalent architectural norms. In those days, the estate was surrounded by a spring the Indians called Chiucuyem or the crying mountain. It was after this stream that the General named his house Lachryma Montis (mountain tear). The estate was home to a variety of fruit trees and vineyards. There was a storehouse in the premises to store all the fruit produced in the orchards. It was later converted into a residential space and today houses the museum of the Sonoma State Historic Park. Visitors can check out the house, grounds and the museum in the estate.

  • Note the intricacy of the construction and the styles implemented to make the buildings in the estate.

  • You can hire a care or bike to get here.

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  • General M.g. Vallejo Home Address: West Spain Street Sonoma, CA 95476, United States
  • General M.g. Vallejo Home Contact Number: +1-7079389559
  • General M.g. Vallejo Home Timing: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • General M.g. Vallejo Home Price: Free
  • Best time to visit General M.g. Vallejo Home(preferred time): 02:00 pm - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit General M.g. Vallejo Home: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 50.91% of people who visit Sonoma include General M.g. Vallejo Home in their plan

  • 78.26% of people start their General M.g. Vallejo Home visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see General M.g. Vallejo Home

Wednesday, Friday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting General M.g. Vallejo Home

People normally club together Sonoma Valley and Simraceway Performance Driving Center while planning their visit to General M.g. Vallejo Home.

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  • Well preserved home and grounds. This was an easy walk from town and well worth the time.

  • This is one wonderful and historic HOME that has been part of Spain, Mexico, and the U.S. General Mariano Vallejo's life and family members were the closest to "royalty" in the days of early California. Well worth your time to explore this lovingly maintained historic site and -- a real "family home" of yesteryear!

  • Lovely place to view and enjoy.

  • A must see. great staff.

  • Difficult to find if you use Google maps...totally worth the trip.,...lots to read...but can someone tell me why 6 marble fireplaces???? It does not snow here it is damp foggy in the winter. No insulation I know but 6????

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