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.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 38° 7.965′ N, 121° 52.256′ W. Marker is in Birds Landing, California, in Solano County. Marker is at the intersection of Collinsville Road and Birds Landing Road, on the right when traveling south on Collinsville Road. Touch for map. The building is located kitty-corner to "Mel's" ("cold libations",
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Hump (approx. 5.1 miles away); Federal Relocation of Italians in America During World II (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); Pittsburg Post Dispatch Building (approx. 7 miles away); City of Antioch War Dog Memorial (approx. 8.4 miles away); The McCoy Cook House (approx. 8.4 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 on the history of Birds Landing, including Benjamin's Store, by Jerry Bowen. (Submitted on March 11, 2009.)
1. Additional Information Regarding the Marker Dedication
Dale Welsh was Noble Grand
— Submitted April 15, 2012, by Loren Wilson of Sebastopol, California.
Categories. • Notable Buildings • Settlements & Settlers •
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