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Vallejo, California - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (596 words)
Vallejo is a city located in Solano County, California.
Vallejo is home to the Six Flags Marine World theme park; Mare Island Naval Shipyard (now closed); the California Maritime Academy (part of the California State University system); and Touro University, an osteopathic medical college.
For one week in 1852, Vallejo was the capital of California.
General Mariano G. Vallejo (2136 words)
In 1835 Vallejo was instructed to lay out a pueblo at the Solano mission, was made director of colonization at the north and was authorized to issue grants of land to settlers; the scheme being to prevent, by Spanish colonization, further extension of the Russian establishment of Ross.
On December 22, 1846, Vallejo deeded to Robert Semple an undivided half of a tract of five square miles of the Soscol rancho, on the straits of Carquines, for a new city to be built which was to be the great seaport and commercial city of the bay of San Francisco.
Vallejo was a member of the constitutional convention and he applied himself to the work of creating a state with energy and diligence.
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