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Blue Wing Inn - Sonoma, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
N 38° 17.607 W 122° 27.335
10S E 547607 N 4238514
Quick Description: This inn was built in the 1840s and are part of the Sonoma Historical Park.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 6/12/2009 1:49:49 AM
Waymark Code: WM6K10
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Marky
Views: 3

Long Description:
"Erected by General M. G. Vallejo about 1840 to accommodate emigrants and other travelers, the Inn was purchased in gold rush days by Cooper and Spriggs, two retired sea-faring men, and operated as hotel and store. It was among first hostelries in Northern California. Notable guests, according to local tradition, included John C. Fremont, U. S. Grant, Governor Pio Pico, Kit Carson, Fighting Joe Hooker, William T. Sherman, Phil Sheridan, and members of the Bear Flag Party"
Marker Number: 17.00

Marker Name: Blue Wing Inn

County: Sonoma

Location:
133 East Spain Street Sonoma


Website: [Web Link]

Has Official CA Plaque: Not Listed

Marker Dedication Date: Not listed

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