Solomon Schocken Sonoma History Stroll

On Saturday, May 27, 2023 at 10:30 am Sonomans will gather in Sonoma Plaza to commemorate one of the city’s most historically significant citizens: Solomon Schocken. Schocken’s ingenuity, initiative, and…

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Abraham Lincoln and Sonoma – Part 3

Senator James Semple Meanwhile John Bradford in California became interested in Sonoma politics. In the first state legislature where General Vallejo had been elected state senator from the Sonoma district,…

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Abraham Lincoln and Sonoma – Part 1

Horatio Dawes Appleton flag Mariano Vallejo c 1865 Most Sonomans share with the rest of the country a profound admiration and often an affection for Abraham Lincoln. Generally unknown is…

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Online Research Expanded

The Sonoma County Library now provides access to digitized copies of the Press Democrat, Petaluma Argus Courier, Santa Rosa Republican, Sonoma West Times and News and the Cloverdale Reveille through…

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Meet Lorrie

Lorrie Baetge Fulton For those who do not know her, I would like to introduce Collections Manager Lorrie Baetge Fulton.  She is in charge of the Sonoma Valley Historical Society’s archives, located in…

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