California State Historic Landmark 795
#795 Site of Benicia Seminary
The birthplace of Mills College. Founded in 1852 as the
Young Ladies' Seminary of Benicia. Acquired from Mary Atkins by Cyrus and
Susan Mills in 1865. It was moved to its present site in Oakland in 1871
and chartered as a college by the State of California in 1885.
Nothing remains of this site.
City park, Military W St between 1st and 2nd Sts, Benicia.
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