Napa Chamber of Commerce

Veterans Home of California

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100 California Drive
Yountville, CA 94599
(707) 944-4601
(707) 944-5005 (fax)
  • About

    ''Established in 1882 by Veterans of the Mexican and Civil Wars as a Home for all Veterans west of the Rockies, its doors were opened on April 1, 1884 with the admission of thirteen members. It was operated as a non-profit corporation until 1900, when its 910 acres of land, 55 buildings, and successful agricultural enterprises were sold to the State of California for one twenty-dollar gold piece. The original wooden Victorian structures were replaced with reinforced concrete buildings in a boldly planned community between 1926 and 1957, during the 28 year administration of World War I hero, Nelson Miles Holderman. It has served Veterans of the Mexican War, Civil War, Indian Wars, Spanish-American War, World War I, World War II, Korea, and V