Yountville Development Flyer

Yountville Development Flyer

During a research request on Yountville during its Incorporation period in the 1960s, this flyer was uncovered. There is no date, but it appears to be from the 1980s or 1990s at the latest, and there is no known publisher or printer. It was produced by a community...
A Day at Yountville

A Day at Yountville

This article is excerpted from an article that appeared in the Napa Daily Register, Friday, October 3, 1873 Groezinger’s Wine Cellar, Vineyard, Orchard, Nursery, Dwelling, etc. Wine and Wheat Shipments – Caymus Dairy – …Etc. Etc. We have had the...
Yountville’s Boundaries

Yountville’s Boundaries

How did Yountville get its boundaries? Captain George Yount, Captain John Grigsby, and James Harbin are the key players in the history of Yountville. Napa County was established immediately after California became a state on September 9, 1850. At that time, one of the...
George Yount

George Yount

Who was George Yount? Captain George Yount, born in Burke County, North Carolina in 1794 and a member of the famed Kentucky Riflemen during the War of 1812, came to Mexican-owned Alta California in 1831. He lived and worked with General Mariano Vallejo and his younger...
“Yountville: The Beginnings” by John Holt

“Yountville: The Beginnings” by John Holt

The Winter 2011-2012 Tidings covers the history of Yountville. This is an excerpt of an article written by one of our long-time Board Members, John Holt. To get your copy of Tidings, become a member today! Sometime back in the early 1850s, George Yount had a small...