Wolfskill Grant

Wolfskill Grant (HMQUJ)

Location: Winters, CA 95694 Solano County
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N 38° 30.284', W 121° 58.834'

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University of California Experimental Farm

In 1842 John R. Wolfskill arrived here loaded with fruit seeds and cuttings. He was a true horticulturist and became the father of the fruit industry in this region. In 1937 Mrs. Frances Wolfskill Taylor Wilson, his daughter, bequeathed 107.28 acres to the University of California for an experimental farm. From this portion of Rancho Rio de los Putos the University's research has since enriched the state's horticultural industry.

California Registered Historical Landmark No. 804

Plaque placed by the California State Park Commission in cooperation with the Solano County Historical Society.
May 30, 1966
Marker Number804
Year Placed1966
Placed ByCalifornia State Park Commission, the Solano County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 11:43am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 588887 N 4262310
Decimal Degrees38.50473333, -121.98056667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 30.284', W 121° 58.834'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 30' 17.04" N, 121° 58' 50.04" W
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Area Code(s)530
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4356-4398 Putah Creek Rd, Winters CA 95694, US
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