California Historical Landmarks in Sonoma County

California Historical Landmark 3
Mission San Francisco Solano
Northeast Corner of Sonoma Plaza
Sonoma State Historic Park
Founded 1823

California Historical Landmark #316: Sonoma Barracks
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Mission San Francisco Solano

On July 4, 1823, Padre José Altamira founded this northernmost of California's Franciscan missions, the only one established under independent Mexico. In 1834, secularization orders were carried out by Military Commandant Mariano G. Vallejo. San Francisco Solano became a parish church serving the Pueblo and Sonoma Valley until sold in 1881.

This plaque replaces one originally dedicated by the Historic Landmarks Committee, Native Sons of the Golden West, 1926.

California Registered Historical Landmark No. 3

Plaque placed by the California State Park Commission in cooperation with the Sonoma Parlor No. III, Native Sons of the Golden West, July 14, 1963.

Mission San Francisco Solano contributes to the Sonama Plaza Historic District National Register Listing #75000489.

Sonoma State Historic Park contains six historic buildings:

Mission San Francisco Solano
Sonoma Barracks
La Casa Grande
Blue Wing Inn
Toscano Hotel
Vallejo Estate Lachryma Montis

Historic Adobe Buildings

Alvarado Adobe in San Pablo
Anza House in San Juan Bautista
Boronda Adobe in Salinas
Caledonia Adobe in San Miguel
Casa Covarrubias in Santa Barbara

Casa de la Guerra in Santa Barbara
Casa del Oro in Monterey
Castro Adobe near Watsonville
Castro Adobe Site in El Cerrito
Castro House in San Juan Bautista

Chew Kee Store in Fiddletown
Dallidet Adobe in San Luis Obispo
Dana Adobe in Nipomo
Don Fernando Pacheco Adobe in Concord
Don Salvio Pacheco Adobe in Concord

El Adobe de los Robles Near Lemoore
Estrella Adobe Church in Paso Robles
Groveland Hotel in Groveland
Gutiérrez Adobe in Monterey
Hastings Adobe near Collinsville

Hill-Carrillo Adobe in Santa Barbara
House of Four Winds in Monterey
Ide Adobe in Red Bluff
Janssens-Orella Adobe House Site in Santa Barbara
Juarez Adobe in Napa

Kottinger Adobe Barn in Pleasanton
Larkin House in Monterey
Latter Day Saints Chuch in Moab, Utah
Locke Adobe Barn in Lockeford
Martinez Adobe in Martinez

Merritt Adobe in Monterey
Mission San Francisco Solano in Sonoma
Mountain View Adobe in Mountain View
Moraga Adobe in Orinda
Nash Adobe in Sonoma

Old Adobe Barn in La Grange
Oreña Adobe in Santa Barbara
Peña Adobe near Vacaville
Petaluma Adobe near Petaluma
Plaza Hall in San Juan Bautista

Plaza Hotel in San Juan Bautista
Rancho Los Alamos in Santa Barbara
Reading Adobe Site near Cottonwood
Roberto-Suñol Adobe in San Jose
Robert Louis Stevenson House in Monterey

Shafer House in Moab, Utah
Sonoma Barracks in Sonoma
Stone and Kelsey Adobe Site in Kelseyville
Sugg House in Sonora
Sun Sub Wo Co. in Coulterville

Sutter's Fort Adobe in Sacramento
Swift Adobe Site near Orland
Swiss Hotel in Sonoma
The Fort in Taft
Trussell-Winchester Adobe in Santa Barbara

Vallejo Adobe in Sonoma
Vásquez House in Monterey

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