Site of Yount's Blockhouse
In this vicinity stood the log block-house constructed in 1836 by George Calvert Yount, pioneer settler in Napa County. Nearby was his adobe house, built in 1837, and across
the bridge were his grist and saw mills, erected before 1845. Born in North Carolina in 1794, Yount was a trapper, rancher, and miller, he became grantee of the Rancho
Caymus and La Jota. He died at Yountville in 1865.
California Registered Historical Landmark No. 564
Plaque placed by the California State Park Commission in cooperation with the
Napa County Historical Society.
June 26, 1958