Sonoma County
The Petrified Forest

Sonoma County's Petrified Forest was first discovered in 1870 by a gentleman known locally as "Petrified Charlie." Ten years after the discovery, Robert Louis Stevenson visited the forest and met with Charlie. A short time later, the meeting was imortalized in Stevenson's book entitled "The Silverado Squatters." This plaque memorializes that meeting and the efforts of many to preserve this unique forest.

Petrified Forest, Sonoma County, California

Petrified Forest, Sonoma County, California

Petrified Forest, Sonoma County, California

Petrified Forest, Sonoma County, California

Petrified Forest, Sonoma County, California

Petrified Forest, Sonoma County, California

Petrified Forest, Sonoma County, California

Petrified Forest, Sonoma County, California

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