Benicia in Solano County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
1882 – 1918
Erected 1987 by State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the City of Benicia, August 6, 1987. (Marker Number 973.)
Location. 38° 3.738′ N, 122° 10.755′ W. Marker is in Benicia, California, in Solano County. Touch for map. Marker is located at the Matthew Turner Shipyard Park at the foot of West 12th Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: West 12th Street, Benicia CA 94510, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Commodore Jones Point (approx. 0.3 miles away); McNear Warehouse (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Burlington Hotel (approx. 1.1 miles away); Anza Expedition of 1776 (approx. 1.3 miles away); Site of the First Protestant Church in California Site of Benicia Seminary (approx. 1.4 miles away); First Masonic Hall Built in California (approx. 1.4 miles away); Fischer-Hanlon House (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Benicia.
Regarding Turner/Robertson Shipyard. This site was designated as California Registered Historical Landmark No.973 on June 18, 1987.
Also see . . . Historical Articles of Solano County – Matthew Turner, Benicia’s Shipbuilder Extraordinaire. (Submitted on February 22, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
Additional keywords. Ship Building
Categories. • 20th Century • Industry & Commerce • Landmarks • Notable Places • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 22, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 3,200 times since then and 105 times this year. Last updated on May 21, 2010, by Kenneth M. Sanderson of Oakland, California. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on February 22, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.