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By Prudence Draper,Lloyd Draper

the city of Cotati, as soon as the Coast Miwok village of Kot'ati, used to be by way of 1850 a 17,000-acre diamond-shaped ranch set within the middle of Sonoma County's golden fields. Dr. Thomas Stokes web page and his heirs ran that ranch until eventually the Eighteen Nineties, once they laid out a city and a particular hexagonal plaza with streets named after Dr. Page's sons. That wheel-like plaza earned centrally positioned Cotati the name, "Hub of Sonoma County." for a few years Cotati used to be the collection position for enormous quantities of hardworking chook ranchers, who obtained up small farms within the surrounding nation-state, however it used to be remodeled within the Nineteen Seventies right into a hippie haven fed through within sight Sonoma nation college. outdated chook homes then grew to become pupil housing and the Plaza hub that was once the environment for normal group fairs grew to become a vibrating degree for dancing and demonstrations. Cotati's well-known downtown nightclub, the hotel of the start, used to be the proving floor for lots of now-famous musicians, together with John Lee Hooker, Huey Lewis, Vince Guaraldi, Roseanne money, and Kate Wolf.

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