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#4:  General M.G. Vallejo Home

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Location:

Vallejo Home, Sonoma State Historic Park, Spain at 3rd St W Sonoma

38.298882,-122.462346

 

 

Plaque:

Private Plaque

Notes:

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


From the Guidebook:

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.


From the plaque:

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.



2009 David Schmitt