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Another of Richard H. Dillon's thorough histories...
Expectations, The Story of Benicia, California
Richard H. Dillon
one of the oldest cities in the state, Benicia’s story begins much
earlier than the date we officially became California’s third city,
on May 19, 1847.... Benicia boomed during the Gold Rush era as
and adventurers were drawn to the area, creating a lusty port village
that Dr. Edward Ely considered...the fairest city of the Pacific
Benicia Mayor Steve Messina, July 2002
The most famous of the military assigned to the Benicia Arsenal was a young Lieutenant named Ulysses S. Grant.
Paper back, large 8.5 x 11 format, 241 pages, $27.95
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