Benicia in Solano County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Dedicated to the Memory of Pony Express Riders
1860 The Knights of the Saddle 1861
Erected 1960 by Benicia Parlor No.89 Native Sons of the Golden West, dedicated July 29th, 1960.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable Events • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West, and the Pony Express National Historic Trail series lists.
Location. 38° 2.669′ N, 122° 9.759′ W. Marker is in Benicia, California, in Solano County. Marker is on First Street, on the right when traveling south. Marker is located at the foot of 1st Street at the entrance to the parking area. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Benicia CA 94510, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this Pony Express Ferry “Carquinez” (here, next to this marker); Jack London (within shouting distance of this marker); Benicia Historic Tannery - Circa 1890 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Merritt House C. 1869 (approx. ¼ mile away); Solano Hotel (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Bohn Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); Founders of Benicia (approx. 0.4 miles away); Robert Semple (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Benicia.
Regarding Dedicated to the Memory of Pony Express Riders. See the “Nearby Marker” Pony Express Ferry “Carquinez” for additional information.
Also see . . . Benicia and the Pony Express. (Submitted on February 21, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 21, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,707 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 21, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.