Benicia Army Cemetery:  The Oldest West Coast  Army Cemetery Transfers to 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.  


The VA took responsibility for the cemetery on 11 Sep 2020.  See the details here


See pictures of the cemetery here.


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

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