UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA EXPERIMENTAL FARM, WOLFSKILL GRANT

Historical Landmark

Description:
In 1842, John R. Wolfskill arrived here, laden with fruit seeds and cuttings. A true horticulturist, he became the father of the fruit industry in this region. In 1937 his daughter, Mrs. Frances Wolfskill Taylor Wilson, bequeathed 107.28 acres to the University of California for an experimental farm. The university's research at this portion of Rancho Río de los Putos has enriched the state's horticultural industry.


Registration Date: 6/28/1965

Location:
City: Winters
County: Solano

Directions:
University of California Experimental Farm, Putah Creek Rd, 1.5 mi SW of Winters


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