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California Historical Landmarks in Sonoma County

California Historical Landmark 621
Italian Swiss Colony
Southeast Corner of Asti Road and Asti Post Office Road
Founded 1881

California Historical Landmark #621: Italian Swiss Colony
4 June 2004
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Italian Swiss Colony

Here in 1881 Italian Swiss immigrants established an agricultural colony. Choice wines, produced from grape plantings from the Old World, soon brought wide acclaim. By 1905, ten gold medals were awarded these wines at international competitions.

Registered Historical Landmark No. 621

Plaque placed by the California State Park Commission.
October 24, 1957

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