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General M.G. Vallejo Home

Spain Street, Third Street, Sonoma, CA
+1 866-996-1090
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Fascinating view into early California life

I found this place fascinating - a Gothic style house , prefabricated in the northeast, and shipped... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
Brooklyn, New York
Interesting old home of a very interesting fellow

Irving Berlin IS American Music; General Vallejo IS Californio history, (not misspelled-look it... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2017
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Historic home built by General Vallejo in 1850.
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  • Very good50%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
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Spain Street, Third Street, Sonoma, CA
+1 866-996-1090
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Reviewed 19 August 2017

I found this place fascinating - a Gothic style house , prefabricated in the northeast, and shipped to be the home of Mexico's Commandante General when this region was still Mexico. The grounds are lovely and the house is well preserved, with photographs, furnishings, and...More

Thank Bookistan5
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Irving Berlin IS American Music; General Vallejo IS Californio history, (not misspelled-look it up).

Thank capndrake
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We had just visited the Sonoma Mission and our $3 entrance fee included General Vallejo House. At the mission they mention it was just three blocks up on the right. This was true, but once you traveled the three blocks you had a long walk...More

Thank Jim K
Reviewed 15 June 2017

A self guided tour back to the late 19th century. A modest walk from the Plaza. Take an hour to visit the barn, home and out buildings while learning about the Vallejo family. Entrance fee is included with the Sonoma Mission fee.

Thank GeraldP1941
Reviewed 16 April 2017

The grounds were splendid and the history was interesting. We enjoyed all the photos of the family and notes of their lives.

Thank marysaczarna
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

General Vallejo's house is located a few blocks from the Sonoma main square. It is part of the Mission and Sonoma Barracks historical sites and all three are included in the same admission fee ($3). There wasn't a lot to see there but what was...More

Thank EJW3
Reviewed 22 January 2017

I love trying to visualize how people lived "back then". Mariano Vallejo was important to this entire region and his house shows just how much wealth he accumulated, how he lived, how he farmed and what a visionary he was in certain ways. Thanks, M.G....More

Thank merrittm
Reviewed 17 January 2017

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.

Thank MBtexasfoodie
Reviewed 5 January 2017

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...More

Thank csarchibald
Reviewed 29 December 2016

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...More

Thank Peter E
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