Majestic Theater

Majestic Theater

by Beverly Phelan The Majestic Theatre in Downtown Benicia opened with great fanfare on February 23, 1920.  By 7:30 PM – opening time – there were more than 1200 people waiting to be admitted, with only half of the people fortunate enough to get in at the first show!...
Benicia’s Gold Rush Story

Benicia’s Gold Rush Story

“Benicia’s Gold Rush Story,” the newest exhibit at the Benicia Historical Museum, showcases artifacts, narratives, and maps highlighting Benicia’s significant role in the California Gold Rush. Artifacts include items uncovered at the von...