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Benicia in Solano County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Peregrine Landing Ark & Stables

Circa 1882

 
 
Peregrine Landing Ark & Stables Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, May 12, 2020
1. Peregrine Landing Ark & Stables Marker
Inscription.  Named for the first child of the Mayflower born in the New World and the falcon once native to the area. This building preserves a part of the original stables. The building to the southwest, a private home is a renovated ark (houseboat) from the era of the Fish Patrol.

Dedicated to living history on December 4, 1982 by Joe Garske's Benicia Pump House Gang and Mountain Charlie Chapter No. 1850 E Clampus Vitus

"Right Wrongs Nobody"
 
Erected 1982 by Joe Garske's Benicia Pump House Gang, E Clampus Vitus Mountain Charlie Chapter No. 1850.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list.
 
Location. 38° 2.902′ N, 122° 9.626′ W. Marker is in Benicia, California, in Solano County. Marker is on West E Street west of 1st Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 130 West E Street, Benicia CA 94510, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Solano Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Benicia Historic Tannery - Circa 1890

Peregrine Landing Ark & Stables Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, May 12, 2020
2. Peregrine Landing Ark & Stables Marker - wide view
The marker is located in the doorway.
(about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Bohn Building (about 700 feet away); Founders of Benicia (about 800 feet away); Robert Semple (about 800 feet away); Old State Capitol (about 800 feet away); Antonio M. De LaGuerra 1825 – ‘81 (about 800 feet away); Fischer-Hanlon House (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Benicia.
 
Regarding Peregrine Landing Ark & Stables. The somewhat cryptic reference to the "era of the Fish Patrol" is likely a nod to then local author (and former oyster pirate) Jack London, who published "Tales of the Fish Patrol" in 1905.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 15, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 48 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 15, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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