Site of First Protestant Church

California State Historic Landmark 175

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#175 Site of the First Protestant Church in California
On this site was organized by the Rev. Sylvester Woodbridge, Jr. on April 15, 1849 the First Presbyterian Church of Benicia.
This was the first Protestant church established in California with an ordained resident pastor. The church was disbanded in 1875.

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Benicia City Park, K St between 1st and 2nd Sts, Benicia.

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