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General M.G. Vallejo Home

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Address: Spain Street, Third Street, Sonoma, CA
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Historic home built by General Vallejo in 1850.

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Beautiful home bathed in history

This is a beautiful home that is filled with historic items and in the entrance building, there are many great photos and artifacts. The park rangers were very informative and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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San Marcos, California
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Austin, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It is elaborate but will give you a sense of the historical significance of Sonoma and it's contribution to the early days of California.

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San Marcos, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful home that is filled with historic items and in the entrance building, there are many great photos and artifacts. The park rangers were very informative and happy to answer questions. The admission to the Mission a few blocks away also covers the Vallejo Home.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the second time I've been here. Love to see the way folks lived way way back in time. Lots of photos to show you how things were. You can tour the house and see into the rooms with some of the actual items from General Vallejo himself.

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

very interesting historically as the home and family lived in it well before California became a state. Good historical info, clothing, etc.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

I know most people don't come to Sonoma to see historical sites but this one is very well worth a short detour from the Plaza in downtown Sonoma. The house is very well preserved with period furnishings and artifacts from the Vallejo family who were so influential as early settlers in the region. Behind the house there is still the... More 

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Vernon Hills, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

Drove down after seeing mission to see home of General Vallejo. Very cool area and had cool turtle pool in back area. Grounds are beautiful

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Aiken, South Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

The grounds are fabulous and the signage is good. The overall property is a 5 star experience. However, the state of CA needs to hurry up and get to repairing and restoring this gem or it could be very sad soon! I also wish you could go inside some of the other buildings. Worth the hike around the fields etc.

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New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

Definitely worth the long walk to see this mid 1800s home. Make sure to visit the area behind the home as well.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

As if the barracks and mission weren't enough, a beautiful walk to this home and grounds was the icing on the cake. For $3! Multiple buildings to peruse, and a large picnic area, too. The reservoir was a very cool home to turtles. Thanks for preserving all this land into an outstanding park for all!

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Pleasanton, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

Learn something new everyday and I learned quite a bit about General Vallejo and his role in history. His house is about a 1 mile walk from downtown, but it's completely flat and paved. The house itself is in amazing shape and it's out of the way location guarantees a quiet visit. Don't miss the turtles in the pond out... More 

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