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Walking distance from the Plaza, it's not big, but the visit was well worthy. It's important to learn and understand the history of California, and it's wonderful to see the California Republic flag in person, not just from a T-shirt.
this little garrison only had slightly one 40 soldiers in it's day, but was a big part of California's history. it was here that California came into American possession, and thus began the journey to Modern California. this is a good rainy day stop and...More
When you are in Sonoma, it is interesting to visit the barracks, and explore the area around them. We learned a lot about the history of California. Now we understand the bear in the flag, and how California became part of the USA. You can...More
These barracks belonged originally by the Mexicans. It was named: El Cuartel de Sonoma.
Eventually, the barracks were taken by the American Immigrants. These barracks became their headquarters.
The first flag of the California Republic was made in these barracks. The flew the bear flag...More