Birds Landing in Solano County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Birds Landing - Benjamin’s Store
Dedicated April 26, 2008 By Sam Brannan Chapter #1004 E Clampus Vitus
Erected 2008 by Sam Brannan Chapter #1004, E Clampus Vitus.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable Buildings • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus, and the Postal Mail and Philately series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is April 26, 1851.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2145 Collinsville Road, Birds Landing CA 94512, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Hump (approx. 5.1 miles away); St. Peter Martyr of Verona Mission and Parish (approx. 6.8 miles away); Bristol Bay Sail Gill Netter (approx. 6.9 miles away); Federal Relocation of Italians in America During World II (approx. 6.9 miles away); California Theatre (approx. 6.9 miles away); Bank of America (approx. 7 miles away); Black Diamond (approx. 7 miles away); “The Steelworker in Pittsburg” (approx. 7 miles away).
Regarding Birds Landing - Benjamin’s Store. A local landmark, the store served as a backdrop in Clint Eastwood's 1982 film Honkytonk Man. The store closed in 1987.
Also see . . . Once Flourishing, Town Now Echoes History. The Vacaville Heritage Council's article (Submitted on March 11, 2009.)
1. Additional Information Regarding the Marker Dedication
Dale Welsh was Noble Grand Humbug when this plaque was dedicated. Plaque wording by Loren A. Wilson.
— Submitted April 15, 2012, by Loren Wilson of Sebastopol, California.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 5, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 11, 2009, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. This page has been viewed 2,688 times since then and 104 times this year. Last updated on February 4, 2019, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 11, 2009, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. 3. submitted on April 15, 2012, by Loren Wilson of Sebastopol, California. 4. submitted on March 11, 2009, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. 5. submitted on March 9, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.