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#175:  Site of First Protestant Church

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Location:

Benicia City Park, K St between 1st and 2nd Sts, Benicia

38.053527,-122.157137

 

 

Plaque:

Private Plaque

Notes:

None


From the Guidebook:

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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