Site of Benicia Seminary

Site of Benicia Seminary (HMAN3)

Location: Benicia, CA 94510 Solano County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 3.238', W 122° 9.385'

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The birthplace of Mills College, founded in 1852 as the Young Ladies' Seminary of Benicia. Acquired from Mary Atkins by Cyrus and Susan Mills in 1865. It was moved to its present site in Oakland in 1871 and was chartered as a college by the State of California in 1885.

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To Remember
The pioneers who believed in education
and supported it: The teachers who
dedicated themselves to learning and
nourished it: The students who came for
knowledge and grew to citizenship in
the early Capital of California
Mills College
Founded in Benicia 1852
Erected by Benicia Old Timers Committee
A.D. 1937

[A second marker mounted on back of base (photo #3)]
Erected by Benicia Parlor 89, N.S.G.W., Mills College Alumnae Assn., May 2, 1965
HM NumberHMAN3
Series This marker is part of the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series
Marker Number795
Year Placed1965
Placed ByThe California State Park Commission in cooperation with The Alumnae Association of Mills College, May 2, 1965
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 6:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 574010 N 4212138
Decimal Degrees38.05396667, -122.15641667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 3.238', W 122° 9.385'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 3' 14.28" N, 122° 9' 23.10" W
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Area Code(s)707, 858, 415, 510, 925
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 110 Champlain Ave, Benicia CA 94510, US
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