Benicia is a city steeped in the history of California. It is a city of firsts for the United States and for California. It is the first incorporated city in California. It is the site of the first Army Post on the Pacific Coast. It is the site of the first Protestant church in California.
The Benicia Historical Museum, established in 1985, recounts these and many other interesting facts about the history of Benicia. Whether you are local or a vistior to Benicia, a trip to the museum should be part of the intinerary.