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A Must See Historical Site When Visiting Sonoma

General Vallejo is the founder of the City of Sonoma, and an important figure in California's... read more

Reviewed April 13, 2019
Gina C
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Sonoma Valley, California
A piece of Sonoma’s history

The General Vallejo’s house is small and interesting piece of history. You can pay the entry fee... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2018
SantiagoChago
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San Diego, California
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Historic home built by General Vallejo in 1850.
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Reviewed April 13, 2019

General Vallejo is the founder of the City of Sonoma, and an important figure in California's history. This home is a state historic park. We Sonomas are proud of our history and the efforts to maintain the town's historic integrity. A lovely, and interesting site...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Gina C
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

The General Vallejo’s house is small and interesting piece of history. You can pay the entry fee and this will allow you to go to the San Francisco Solano mission and the Missions soldier barracks. All three belong to the California state park commission. Beautiful...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SantiagoChago
Reviewed November 24, 2018

General Vallejo is a very important figure in the early days of the Republic of California and this is his last home. Most items in the house are from the family and arranged as they would have lived in the house. Most rooms are visible...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank PBTravelstheWorld
Reviewed October 12, 2018

General Vallejo was the Mexican Commandant General. he used to live in this very home. When California was part of the States, he had to leave most of his belongings behind. All his furniture and belongings have never been changed or moved. It was a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Robby G C
Reviewed September 20, 2018

This is a great way to feel early California. I came as a 2nd grader and had vivid memories of this place and came to love CA history because of it. Visiting again recently gave me an adult, different perspective of how our state developed....More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

Stumbled upon this gem. We got to tour his home with all the furnishings. There was also little getaway house, the cooks quarters and the son’s little house up behind the reservoir. There was a small museum with artifacts and the ranger there was very...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MimiMissy
Reviewed August 18, 2018

we walked the about half mile from the barracks to this home. The exhibits were informative about life as a pioneer.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LaurettaYoung
Reviewed August 7, 2018

I like looking at old houses with their original furnishings, and this place did not disappoint. I don't like having to put in 100 characters to make a review, but now its done.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank DSK369
Reviewed July 18, 2018

Lovely to see history up close. The turtles in the pool were a real bonus. Very informative guys in the ticket room too,

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Billy_WizzKent
Reviewed July 10, 2018

The Vallejo home is included in the admission to the Sonoma mission so I decided to stop by on my way out of town. The home is interesting to see, especially the small cottage on the hillside. The woman working on the day I visited...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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