Site of Haraszthy Villa

California State Historic Landmark 392-1

Plaque exists. Site exists. Landmark location.

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#392-1 Count Agoston Haraszthy
"Father of California Viticulture"

This building is a reconstruction of the Pompeian Villa erected on this site in 1857 by Count Haraszthy. Here, on October 23, 1864, was held a masked ball, the first formal vintage celebration in California history. General and Mrs. Mariano Vallejo were guests of honor.

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Castle Rd near Buena Vista Winery, Sonoma.

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