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Photographer: Syd Whittle
Taken: February 20, 2009
Caption: A Second Fischer-Hanlon House Marker
Additional Description: The Joseph Fischer Residence
In 1856 Swiss-born Joseph Fischer, merchant and cattleman, purchased a gold rush period hotel in Benicia. Moved it to this site, and remodeled it as his residence.
In 1969 his descendants, the Misses Raphealita, Catherine, and Marie Rose Hanlon, graciously donated this property to the state to be operated as part of the State Park System.
Dedicated October 17, 1970
Submitted: February 21, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
Database Locator Identification Number: p53674
File Size: 2.302 Megabytes
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