Blue Wing Inn

Blue Wing Inn (HM9XK)

Location: Sonoma, CA 95476 Sonoma County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 17.607', W 122° 27.329'

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Erected by General Mariano G. Vallejo about 1840 for the accommodations of emigrants and other travelers. Purchased in Gold Rush Days by Cooper and Spriggs, two retired sea-faring men and operated as hotel and store. Among first hostelries in Northern California.
Notable guests, according to local tradition, included John C. Fremont, U.S.Grant, Governor Pio Pico, Kit Carson, "Fighting Joe" Hooker, William T. Sherman, Phil Sheridan and members of the Bear Flag Party. Classed among the notorious visitors were Bandit Murietta and "Three-Fingered Jack."
HM NumberHM9XK
Series This marker is part of the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series
Marker Number17
Year Placed1941
Placed ByNative Sons of the Golden West
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 12:06pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 547616 N 4238514
Decimal Degrees38.29345000, -122.45548333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 17.607', W 122° 27.329'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 17' 36.42" N, 122° 27' 19.74" W
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Area Code(s)707
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 131 E Spain St, Sonoma CA 95476, US
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