California Historical Landmarks in Solano County
California Historical Landmark 795
Site Of Benicia Seminary
Military West Street Between First and Second Streets
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 chartered as a college by the State of California in 1885.
California Registered Historical Landmark No. 795
Plaque placed by the California State Park Commission in cooperation with the Alumnae Association of Mills College. May 2, 1965.
Also in City Park is the Site Of First Protestant Church In California: California Landmark 175.