Fort Ross State Historic Park, Jenner

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Fort Ross State Historic Park is a historical state park in Sonoma County, California, including the former Russian fur trading outpost of Fort Ross plus the adjacent coastline and native coast redwood forests extending inland. Fort Ross, active from 1812 to 1842, was the southernmost settlement in the Russian colonization of the Americas. The 3,393-acre (1,373 ha) park was established in 1909. The site is a Sonoma County Historic Landmark.
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  • I underestimated how great a location and historical landmark this is visiting the Sonoma Coast. Great Russian American history and a magnificent coastline access.  more »
  • I was always interested in this place and the part that the Russians played in California History. Very interesting rebuilt fort (one of the buildings is original). Visitors can enter the various...  more »
  • Loved wandering the fort. Gorgeous location. Covered under the CA Historian Pass. Very nice employees, not too many visitors on the Sunday I stopped by. I'd come back and try to hit the tours. Fascinating history and beautiful construction.
  • stopped here as we are native Californians and really knew nothing about it. Was a very unexpected day, had a great and informative time, grounds are amazing and the views are incredible. One of the most informative places to learn early California history, and the admission price was beyond reasonable
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