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Vallejo Estate
U.S. National Register of Historic Places
Vallejo Estate is located in California
Location: Corner of Spain and W. 3rd Sts., Sonoma, California
Coordinates: 38°17′50″N 122°27′40″W / 38.29722°N 122.46111°W / 38.29722; -122.46111Coordinates: 38°17′50″N 122°27′40″W / 38.29722°N 122.46111°W / 38.29722; -122.46111
Built/Founded: 1852-1852
Architect: Unknown
Architectural style(s): No Style Listed
Governing body: State
Added to NRHP: June 29, 1972
NRHP Reference#: 72000262


The Vallejo Estate, also known as Lachryma Montis, is an historic Carpenter Gothic house and grounds located on the corner of Spain and West 3rd streets in Sonoma, California. General Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo built it in 1851-1852 next to a free-flowing spring and its pool which had been named Chiucuyem (crying mountain) by the Indians and which Vallejo renamed to the rough Latin equivalent Lachryma Montis (mountain tear). On June 29, 1972, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places. It is also California Historical Landmark Number 4 and is part of the Sonoma State Historic Park.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15.  
  2. ^ General Vallejo's Home
  3. ^ Tapper, Joan, The Most Beautiful Villages and Toens of California, with photographs by Nik Wheeler, New York: Thames & Hudson, 2007, p. 67. ISBN 978-0-500-51368-2

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