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Historic Map - Santa Rosa, CA - 1876

Bird's eye view of Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, Cal., 1876. From the South-East, looking North-West.
Drawn by E.S. Glover. A.L. Bancroft & Co., lithographers.

The city of Santa Rosa was incorporated as a city in 1868, and is currently the 8th largest city in the state of California. This beautiful map provides a look back to the early beginnings of the city. Complete reference list below. 

The following booster statement was included on the map:

Santa Rosa. - The County Seat of Sonoma County; has a population of about 4000; it publishes two weekly papers and one daily; has two Banking Houses; several First-class Hotels, and numerous Mercantile Establishments.

Santa Rosa is situated near the center of an extensive Agricultural and Wine Growing County on the line of the San Francisco and North Pacific Railway. 57 miles distant from San Francisco.

  1. Pacific Methodist College.
  2. Public High School
  3. Christian College.
  4. Boys' Academy.
  5. Methodist Episcopal Church.
  6. Presbyterian Church.
  7. Methodist Church South.
  8. Christian Church.
  9. Catholic Church.
10. S.D. Adventist Church.

The Coast Range Mountains, and the Great Redwood Forests 18 miles distant.

11. Baptist Church.
12. Episcopal Church.
13. County Hospital.
14. County Court House.
15. Centennial Hotel.
16. Sherman House.
17. Santa Rosa Planing Mills.
18. Golden Eagle Foundry
19. Empire Flouring Mills.
20. Soap Factory.

Mount Jackson, Ross and Table Mountains shown in the distance.

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All reproduction prints are printed as "museum quality", using advanced ink formulas and durable museum quality paper.  The reproduction prints reflect the state of repair of the original conserved document. Stains and imperfections reflected in the original map at the time it was collected for conservation are left un-retouched, as they reflect the character and charm of the vintage original. Some major imperfections, such as dark fold lines have been removed when possible.  Maps are printed as ordered and are not returnable unless received damaged.
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