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CHL No. 893 Walters Ranch Hop Kiln - Sonoma


NO. 893 WALTERS RANCH HOP KILN - This is the most significant surviving example of a stone hop kiln in the North Coast region. Built by Angelo 'Skinny' Sodini in 1905, it served the Russian River Valley and North Coast regions, once the major hop-growing areas in the West. In the latter part of the 19th century, Sol Walters purchased 380 acres, part of the Sotoyome Rancho patented in 1853, from Josefa Fitch.


6050 Westside Rd, Healdsburg
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CHL #893 - Walters Ranch Hop Kiln