Presidio of Sonoma (Sonoma Barracks)

California State Historic Landmark 316

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#316 Sonoma Barracks
Erected in 1836 by General M.G. Vallejo. Headquarters of Bear Flag Party which on June 14, 1846 proclaimed a "California Republic" and raised the Bear Flag on Sonoma's plaza. Twenty three days later, July 7, 1846, Commodore John Drake Sloat, representing the United States government took possession of California. In April 1847, Stevenson's Regiment Company "G", U.S.A. occupied the barracks.

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Sonoma SHP, NW corner of E Spain and 1st St E, Sonoma.


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