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Sonoma Barracks

© 2009 Betsy Malloy Photography. Used by Permission.
General M. G. Vallejo established these military barracks in 1836. Originally, it was headquarters of the Bear Flag Republic, which declared California independent of Mexico. It became one of the shortest-lived republics on record 23 days later, when California became part of the United States.

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