Category Archives: Petaluma

Sign Provides Clues to Past in the Oakhill Brewster Neighborhood

Now that my sister has moved into Petaluma's Oakhill Brewster neighborhood I find myself traveling Oak Street quite bit which is where I spotted this sign. I was curious as to its history and with some clues from a friend … Continue reading

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Street Names

Probably one of the most common questions we receive at the Sonoma County History and Genealogy Library is how to determine the origin of a street name. Many names are associated with individuals who owned the land upon which the … Continue reading

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