California, The Los Olpinos Grant

Joseph Bruning And His Wife Gertrude Bruning – Pioneers Of Rio Vista, California

Photograph of downtown Rio Vita, California taken January 4, 2020 (Hamilton Photo).

The town of Rio Vista, California, within Solano County, was founded in 1858 by Joseph Bruning and his wife Gertrude Bruning after a doctor recommended that they leave the city of San Francisco due to their poor health. Joseph Bruning bought the Los Olpinos Grant, which extended west of the Sacramento River.

Photographs of the Rio Vista Pioneers outside of the Rio Vista Musuem. Taken January 4, 2020. (Hamilton Photo).