Who We Are

Installation of historical plaques

Historical Sites Dedications

National and global events all happened some­where, and historical markers mark the place where many occurred. But the richness of history is in its local details, details that can be insignificant on the global stage: […]

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Become a Native Son

Want to help preserve California’s rich history, support local education and serve the community? Then consider joining the Native Sons of the Golden West   Interested in becoming a Native Son?  Imagine joining an organization that […]

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Community Service

If the Natives Sons are anything . . . they are about Community Service, and the Sonoma Native Sons have a fundraising calendar that would put most other service organization to shame. On top of […]

Rebuilding Historical landmarks

Historical Preservation

When California celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2000, leaders of the Native Sons did some introspective thinking about ways that the organization could more effectively recapture its fundamental mission of historical preservation. It was decided […]

Golden Smiles Cleft Palate foundation

Golden Smiles

Founded in 1953, this fund is a registered 501(c)(3) corporation dedicated to helping children who are born with a cleft palate or other cranio-facial birth defects. The idea took hold and snowballed. Today, the Native […]

Scholarship Program

Sonoma 111 Scholarships

Dedicated to Helping Young People in Our Sonoma Valley Achieve Their Goals The Sonoma parlor of the Native Sons of the Golden West provides for a number of annual scholarships. How You Can Help; Our […]

Recent Articles and Activities

Sonoma 111 Scholarships

Dedicated to Helping Young People in Our Sonoma Valley Achieve Their Goals The Sonoma parlor of the Native Sons of the Golden West provides for a number of annual scholarships. How You Can Help; Our […]

Congratulations New Grand Officers

 Sonoma 111 has had a history of taking the lead, being involved, and not being afraid ​to step up and help when it was needed. With Brother Dean Zellers becoming Grand 1VP and Brother Ron Brocco […]