George Yount Blockhouse
California State Historic Landmark 564
#564 Site of Yount's Blockhouse
In this vicinity stood the log blockhouse constructed in 1836 by George Calvert
Yount, pioneer settler in Napa County. Nearby was his adobe house, built in 1837, and across the
bridge his grist and saw mills, erected before 1845. Born in North Carolina in 1794, Yount was a
trapper, rancher, and miller, and grantee of the ranchos Caymus and La Jota. He died at Yountville
Nothing remains of this site.
NE corner of Cook Rd. and Yount Mill Rd, 1 mi N of Yountville.
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