Benicia: This Place Has History!

This Place Has History is an ongoing FREE activity. Locate the yellow markers around Benicia and learn of sites of historical significance. Photo: © MichaelVi –

BENICIA – Benicia was founded in 1847 and was one of the first incorporated cities in California, only a month after Sacramento. It was even the California State Capitol from 1853 to 1854! Explore Benicia’s past by embarking on a self-guided tour around the city, discovering the yellow markers at sites of historical significance. Scan the QR codes on these signs and dive into the stories behind places like the Royal Bakery, St. Paul’s Church and the Benicia State Capitol.

This Place Has History!
Participation is FREE
Various locations around Benicia

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