Benicia Old State Capitol Building Painting – Benicia CA

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“The Legend of El Diablo” “…is an oil painting on masonite done by Clarkson Dye (FAP/WPA Project #7754). It measures 42-1/4″ x 52-1/2″ and hangs in the second floor legislative meeting room. Originally this painting was installed at Mt. Diablo State Park, but was moved to the old State Capital Building after restoration.”

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Location Info


115 West G St.
Benicia, CA 94510

Location notes: "Benicia was California's State Capitol from 1853-1854. The Capitol Building originally was intended to be the City Hall for Benicia. However from 1853-54, the California State Legislature met here. Presently the building is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day of the year except Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day." (http://www.wpamurals.com/benicia.html)

Coordinates: 38.049949, -122.158895

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