Petaluma Things to Do

  • Ironfronts, Western Ave., Mutual Relief at right
    Ironfronts, Western Ave., Mutual Relief...
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  • Sunset Line & Twine Building
    Sunset Line & Twine Building
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  • reminds me of New Orleans
    reminds me of New Orleans
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    The Petaluma River

    by WulfstanTraveller Written Oct 11, 2004

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    D St. Drawbridge.

    The Petaluma River flows right through downtown and it is the reason why Petaluma exists and why it was an important town early in California's history. The town is at the most navigable point of the river, a tidal slough, and still has a functioning draw bridge.

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    Downtown

    by WulfstanTraveller Written Oct 10, 2004

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    Kentucky St.

    Downtown Petaluma has many ironfront and other victorian buildings. One, the 3-story Mutual Relief Building, has an old Coca-Cola ad that has been there for many decades. I don't remember how old it is, but I think it has been there since about 1920. The Mutual Relief Building (back seen here) , built in 1885, and the nearby McNear building epitomise Petaluma's downtown.

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    Petaluma Museum - Old Carnegie Library

    by WulfstanTraveller Updated Jun 30, 2009

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    Petaluma has a beautiful old Carnegie library downtown, built in 1904, which has a stained-glass dome. It was used as the libary until 1976 and is now a museum.

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    Petaluma Marina

    by Tom_Fields Updated Feb 3, 2007

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    Petaluma's Marina
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    Here is a tip for boaters: The Petaluma Marina has 190 slips, free parking, phone service, utilities, restrooms, security, and other amenities.

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    Victorian Homes Walk

    by Tom_Fields Updated Feb 3, 2007

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    Some of the Victorian Homes
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    Petaluma has one of the largest intact collections of Victorian homes in the state. Nearly all are in excellent condition. St Vincent DePaul Catholic Church is the most beautiful church in this town.

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