#0004 General M.G. Vallejo Home


#0004 General M.G. Vallejo Home

Site information:

Entrance to site is 3rd St W at Spain St, Sonoma

Site and plaque are located in a gated park. Fee required to access during operating hours.


Plaque information:

Private plaque

Plaque text:

Lachryma Montis

Home of General M.G. Vallejo, erected in 1851. Purchased by State Park Commission through funds furnished by the General Vallejo Memorial Association and the people of the State of California. Donors names within building.

Tablet donated by Historic Landmark Committee, Native Sons of the Golden West, 1933.

OHP desciption:

The home of General Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo, known as 'Lachryma Montis' (Tears of the Mountain), was built in 1850. Its name was derived from the springs that now are the source of Sonoma's water supply. General Vallejo, born at Monterey July 7, 1808, was commander of the northern Mexican frontier, founder of the Pueblo of Sonoma, and a member of the first Constitutional Convention of California.

Registered 6/1/1932