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Napa County, California Points of Interest

Map of California State Historical Marker Locations in Napa

Napa County Historical Markers

Napa County Churches
First Presbyterian Church Building
Designed by pioneer architects R. H. Daley and Theodore Eisen, this church is an outstanding example of late Victorian Gothic architectural styling. I... [click for more]

Napa County Historic Homes & Houses
George Yount 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, bu... [click for more]

Kelsey House, Calistoga
Nancy Kelsey arrived in California in 1841 with the Bidwell-Bartleson party and settled with her family south of present-day Calistoga. Now the hearth... [click for more]

Veterans Home of California
This home for California's aged and disabled veterans was established in 1884 by Mexican War veterans and members of the Grand Army of the Republic. I... [click for more]

Napa County - General Interest
Beringer Brothers Winery
Built by Frederick and Jacob Beringer, natives of Mainz, Germany, this winery has the unique distinction of never having ceased operations since its f... [click for more]

Charles Krug Winery
Founded in 1861 by Charles Krug (1825-1892), this is the oldest operating winery in Napa Valley. The pioneer winemaker of this world-famous region, Kr... [click for more]

Chiles Mill
Joseph Ballinger Chiles, who first came to California in 1841, erected the mill on Rancho Catacula 1845-56. The first American flour mill in Northern ... [click for more]

Grave of George C. Yount
George Calvert Yount (1794-1865) was the first United States citizen to be ceded a Spanish land grant in Napa Valley (1836). Skilled hunter, frontiers... [click for more]

Litto Hubcap Ranch
Twentieth Century Folk Art Environments (thematic historical marker). Charles Kasling began sculpturing near Andrade in 1967, and his creations now fi... [click for more]

Napa Valley Railroad Depot, Calistoga
The Napa Valley Railroad depot, now the Southern Pacific depot, was built in 1868. Its roundhouse across Lincoln Avenue is gone. On its first trip, th... [click for more]

Old Bale Mill
This historic gristmill was erected by Dr. E. T. Bale, grantee of Carne Humana Rancho, in 1846. The mill, with surrounding land, was deeded to the Nat... [click for more]

Robert Louis Stevenson State Park
In the spring of 1880, Robert Louis Stevenson brought his bride to Silverado. He and Fannie Osbourne Stevenson lived here from May 19 until July, whil... [click for more]

Sam Brannan Cottage, Calistoga
Sam Brannan arrived in Napa Valley in the late 1850s with the dream of making it the 'Saratoga of California.' In 1866 cottages were built and palm tr... [click for more]

Sam Brannan Store, Calistoga
Sam Brannan arrived in Napa Valley in the late 1850s and purchased a square mile of land at the foot of Mount St. Helena. This is the store he built, ... [click for more]

Founded in 1862 by Jacob Schram, this was the first hillside winery of the Napa Valley. Robert Louis Stevenson, visiting here in 1880, devoted a chapt... [click for more]

Site of Hudson Cabin, Calistoga
David Hudson was one of the early pioneers who helped develop the upper portion of Napa Valley by purchasing land, clearing it, and planting crops and... [click for more]

Site of York’s Cabin, Calistoga
Among the first houses in this area was John York's log cabin, constructed in October 1845. Rebuilt as part of the home of the Kortum family, it was u... [click for more]

This page last updated: 11/11/2009