the town of the "wappo" indigenous people, mining,
agriculture and the famous hot springs
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wappo: Nilektsonoma, "chicken hawk place"
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the famous novelist Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) was one of the early visitors of Calistoga. While working on another stories Stevenson kept a journal which became the Silverado Squatters describing local features, residents and characters.
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in 1924 Giuseppe Musante set up a bottling line and began selling Calistoga Sparkling mineral water, known today as Calistoga Water Company.