Carole Lombard’s Lasting Impact on Napa

Carole Lombard’s Lasting Impact on Napa

by Kimberly Lindbergs While pursuing my personal interest in local history I was pleasantly surprised to discover that one of my favorite Hollywood funny ladies, the brassy blonde bombshell Carole Lombard, had made a lasting impression on the area when she visited...
Guy Winfrey

Guy Winfrey

“The kind of universal and versatile genius that restores faith in mankind.” Guy Lester Winfrey was born in Carbondale, Illinois in 1883. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1901 at the age of 18, assigned to the 12th Cavalry Regiment–discharged with “excellent...
The Moore Family of Moore’s Creek

The Moore Family of Moore’s Creek

by Marie Bowen Moore Creek runs southerly year-round from its source high on the eastern side of Howell Mountain, and joins with Conn Creek before emptying into Lake Hennessey at what is now Moore Creek Park. On the way it passes through Las Posadas State Forest, land...
You Can’t Get There from Here…

You Can’t Get There from Here…

by Marie Bowen “The Valleys of Napa County,” a May 23, 1998, Napa Valley Register supplement, celebrates the 23 valleys within our county.  Eight of the 23, as many of us know, were named for easily identifiable pioneer individuals or families: Berryessa, Brown,...