Commodore Jones Point

Commodore Jones Point (HMRFT)

Location: Benicia, CA 94510 Solano County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 3.517', W 122° 10.504'

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Named for Thomas Ap Catesby Jones, founder of the Naval Academy and War of 1812 hero. As Commander of the Pacific Fleet, Jones landed at Monterey 1842, raising the Stars and Stripes under misapprehension of war with Mexico. From 1848 to 1850 he again served as commander, advocating development of Benicia. Southhampton Bay (to the west) is named after his store ship.

Dedicated by
Native Sons of the Golden West
May 30, 1982
Joseph Ursino, Grand President
In Memory of
James D. Phelan, U.S. Senator
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HM NumberHMRFT
Series This marker is part of the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series
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Year Placed1982
Placed ByNative Sons of the Golden West
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 10:04am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 572369 N 4212639
Decimal Degrees38.05861667, -122.17506667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 3.517', W 122° 10.504'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 3' 31.02" N, 122° 10' 30.24" W
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Area Code(s)707, 858, 415, 510, 925
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 830 W 9th St, Benicia CA 94510, US
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