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

The Bohn Building

John Augustus Bohn

 

— City Attorney of Benicia 1948-1968 —

 
The Bohn Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, December 25, 2009
1. The Bohn Building Marker
Inscription.  Architect and driving force behind the modernization of Highway 780, the first State Capitol Building, the Benicia State Park, First Street Development, the Benicia City Water System, and the Benicia Industrial Park.

He gave his vision, his determination, and his energy so that the City of Benicia might achieve its potential.
 
Erected 1991.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureCharity & Public WorkRailroads & Streetcars. A significant historical date for this entry is July 18, 1914.
 
Location. 38° 2.979′ N, 122° 9.512′ W. Marker is in Benicia, California, in Solano County. Marker is at the intersection of First Street and East G Street on First Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 638 First 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. Founders of Benicia (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert Semple (within shouting distance of this marker); Old State Capitol (within shouting distance of this marker); Antonio M. De LaGuerra 1825 – ‘81 (within
The Bohn Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, December 25, 2009
2. The Bohn Building
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shouting distance of this marker); Fischer-Hanlon House (within shouting distance of this marker); Solano Hotel (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Peregrine Landing Ark & Stables (about 700 feet away); Saint Paul's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Benicia.
 
More about this marker. The marker is attached to the First Street side of the building, to the right of the window.
 
Also see . . .  John Augustus Bohn, Sr. (1911-1986), Noted Attorney. A short biography of John A. Bohn, Sr., by Michael Colbruno, as part of his Lives of the Dead: Mountain View Cemetery in Oakland series of biographies of notable persons interred in Mountain View Cemetery. (Submitted on December 27, 2009.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 27, 2009, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 773 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 27, 2009, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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Jul. 3, 2022