Sonora, CA Photos

Sonora CA, set in the Sierra Nevada foothills, played a major role in 19C gold mining. Many buildings from that era remain, especially along downtown Washington St.

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Washington St. in historic downtown Sonora. Sonora, CA.City Hotel on South Washington St., built of adobe brick & cut stone. Sonora, CA.Veterans Memorial Hall & Museum on N. Washington St. Sonora, CA.The Sonora Dome originally built as elementary school. Sonora, CA.
Washington St. in historic downtown Sonora. Sonora, CA.City Hotel (1852) on South Washington St., built of adobe brick & cut stone. Sonora, CA.Veterans Memorial Hall (1932) & Museum on N. Washington St. Sonora, CA.The Sonora Dome (1909) originally built as elementary school. Sonora, CA.
Tuolumne County Courthouse. Sonora, CA.Yosemite House on Washington St. first occupied by Fred Freund a cabinet maker, upholsterer & undertaker. Sonora, CA.Washington Hall on Washington St. built as the meeting place for two fraternal organizations. Sonora, CA.Row of historic buildings on North Washington St. Sonora, CA.
Tuolumne County Courthouse (1898). Sonora, CA. Architect: William Mooser & Son.Yosemite House (1858) on Washington St. first occupied by Fred Freund a cabinet maker, upholsterer & undertaker. Sonora, CA.Washington Hall (1867) on Washington St. built as the meeting place for two fraternal organizations. Sonora, CA.Row of historic buildings on North Washington St. Sonora, CA.
Rother's Corner Fire Museum on North Washington St. Sonora, CA.Rother's Corner Fire Museum on North Washington St. Sonora, CA.St. James Episcopal Church , "The Red Church" with octagonal tower on North Washington & Snell Streets. Sonora, CA.Heritage Mansion on North Washington St. Sonora, CA.
Rother's Corner Fire Museum on North Washington St. Sonora, CA.Rother's Corner Fire Museum on North Washington St. Sonora, CA.St. James Episcopal Church (1860), "The Red Church" with octagonal tower on North Washington & Snell Streets. Sonora, CA. Style: Gothic Revival.Heritage Mansion on North Washington St. Sonora, CA.
Tuolumne County Museum & Genealogical Society, in former Tuolumne County Jail. Sonora, CA.


Tuolumne County Museum & Genealogical Society, in former Tuolumne County Jail (1866-1960) (158 Bradford St.). Sonora, CA. On National Register.



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