Dollie Howard nee Thompson)
rode horse back; Virginia to California- age 22.
claimed among the Redwood trees to.
known as “Redwood” Thompson- why!?
and protected his Redwood trees close by.
must remain unspoiled forever please!
knew the Thompson rule- honor our trees
children were William’s blessings from above
with pride on the homestead all loved.
was a capable man of many talents and skill
the Mexican War and entrepreneur at will
fine wines and a fashionable, famous resort,
famous people year after year the report.
author Jack London wrote the book,
inspiration came from William’s resort outlook
Valley of the Moon” honored the Sonoma Valley
described the exquisite beauty in a grand finale!
Carol Howard Vulliamy- 1012