For over forty years, Napa County Landmarks has been offering life enriching events and programs that explore Napa County’s cultural heritage, placing a special emphasis on the roles of historic architecture. We have a lot of great programs, walking tours, workshops,...Read More
You are invited to participate in a Preservation Action Committee (PAC) Meeting. The Preservation Action Committee has taken to the road, visiting towns and locations throughout Napa County to discuss historic preservation. Upcoming Preservation Action Committee Meetings: Soon...Read More
In 1857 a San Francisco entrepreneur, Samuel Brannan purchased land at the north end of the Napa Valley known as Hot Springs Township. Hoping to capitalize on the area’s mineral waters and natural hot springs, Brannan saw the potential of Calistoga to become a resort...Read More
What Barns Are About. Barns may be constructed in a great variety of forms, reflecting the ethnic background of the builder, the materials available, the use of the barn, the affluence of the owner, and the geography of the surrounding land. Preserving & Rehabilitating...Read More
Napa County Landmarks has offered walking tours of historic areas on the first Saturday of most months since the 1980s, and now you have the chance to take our tours whenever you want! Our history rich and architecturally diverse online walking tours are designed for smartphones...Read More
Calistoga is in the spotlight this year thanks to the efforts of Mayor Chris Canning, the City of Calistoga, the owners of Brannan Cottage Inn, the Sharpsteen Museum, and community members for their on-going efforts to preserve Calistoga’s cultural heritage. To honor these efforts Napa County Landmarks is highlighting the Sharpsteen Museum to thank them for their years of partnership with NCL. Click here to read more!
We would also like to take this opportunity to announce a few special programs, meetings, and events that will take place in Calistoga this year (and in other places around Napa County). Please check-out our Programs & Tours page to find out all the details.
Napa County Landmarks is in the process of 5 National Register Nominations that include: Yountville Town Hall, Freemark Abbey Winery, Nichelini Homestead Cabin, JC Weinberger Winery, and the Cayetano Juarez Adobe. These nominations are currently undergoing review by the California State Historic Resource Commission. Read more about what is happening now!
NCL is also supporting several local City of Napa Mills Act properties that will be revealed in 2015. The Mills Act provides an up to 50% reduction in property taxes in exchange for the rehabilitation, preservation, and long-term maintenance of historic buildings. Follow this link to our resources page to find out more.
Each year, Napa County Landmarks has used its list of Ten Threatened Treasures to raise awareness about the threats facing some of the county’s important historic resources. The 2014 list included the Barnett House and the Pope Valley Store, among other endangered historic properties. The 2015 list of Ten Threatened Treasures will focus on properties around the Calistoga area, and will be unveiled on March 31.
Know of a threatened property you would like to nominate? Email your nomination to us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Napa County Landmarks
1754 Second Street, Suite E
Napa, CA 94559