California Historical Landmarks in Napa County
California Historical Landmark 564
Site of George Yount Blockhouse
Northeast Corner of Cook Road and Yount Mill Road
One Mile North of Yountville
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