Monday, April 02, 2007

CA Historical Landmark #175

Site of First Protestant Church
California State Historical Landmark #175

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This landmark is located in Benicia City Park on K Street between 1st and 2nd Streets in Solano County in Benicia, California. There are 13 other California State Historical Landmarks in Solano County. The GPS coordinates for this location are N 38° 03.212 W 122° 09.428.

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On April 15, 1849, the Reverend Sylvester Woodbridge, Jr., organized the first Presbyterian Church of Benicia, the first Protestant church established in California with an ordained resident pastor. The church was disbanded in 1875.

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