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Leaving behind his possessions

General Vallejo was the Mexican Commandant General. he used to live in this very home. When... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Robby G C
Toronto, Canada
Walk down memory lane

This is a great way to feel early California. I came as a 2nd grader and had vivid memories of this... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Alameda, California
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Historic home built by General Vallejo in 1850.
Spain Street, Third Street, Sonoma, CA
+1 866-996-1090
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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

Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank SFBayBoatMelissa
Reviewed 12 September 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

Thank MimiMissy
Reviewed 18 August 2018

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

Thank LaurettaYoung
Reviewed 7 August 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.

Thank DSK369
Reviewed 18 July 2018

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

Thank Billy_WizzKent
Reviewed 10 July 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

Thank lirwin13
Reviewed 6 July 2018

General Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo Home in Sonoma provide us a view of the life of wealthy California inhabitants in XIX Century. Vallejo was not only a wealthy, but a political important figure in his time. However, for mexicans he still is considered a traitor. A...More

Thank carmengonzalezh
Reviewed 1 July 2018

One element of the California State Parks here in Sonoma, so rich in early California History and part of the combined admission fee of $3.00

Thank sonomamcb
Reviewed 28 June 2018

The title sounds worse than I mean -- it is a 19th century house of a major figure in Sonoma history. There is nothing special about it but it is an interesting 19th C house, well maintained. For $3 (this is part of a historical...More

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