Pictured: Sulphur Springs School was built in 1870 in the Sulphur Springs Mountain / Lake Herman area to serve the children of the Hastings Mine workers. It was moved closer to Lake Herman in 1880 and served as a school until 1933 at which time the students were transferred into the Benicia schools.
Francisca Benicia Carillo de Vallejo (1815-1891) was born into a prominent family at the Presidio of San Diego in 1815. She married Mariano Vallejo in 1832. The following year, the young couple was posted to the Presidio in San Francisco. The city of Benicia was named in her honor. Photo courtesy of the Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum.
Genealogy Society of Vallejo-Benicia c/o: Vallejo Naval & Historical Museum 734 Marin Street Vallejo, CA 94590