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California Historical Landmarks in Solano County

California Historical Landmark 795
Site Of Benicia Seminary
Military West Street Between First and Second Streets
City Park

Site Of Benicia Seminary

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Site Of Benicia Seminary

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.

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