Benicia Army Cemetery:  The Oldest West Coast  Army Cemetery Under VA's National Cemetery Program in 2020

The Army created the cemetery in Benica in 1847 and opened it in 1849.  The last internment was in 1958.  

Read its history here.

Read the government plan to transfer the cemetery to the VA here.

See pictures of the cemetery here.

This gem is 5 miles from Martinez and open Wed, Sat & Sun to the public.