Pictured: Washington Senior High School in Vallejo was dedicated in 1912. It was a high school for about 10 years, then a junior high school. The building was torn down and became Washington Park which stretches between Ohio and Louisiana Streets, and Napa and El Dorado Streets.
Photo courtesy of Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum
Once commander of the Mare Island Naval Yard, Admiral David Glasgow Farragut (1801 - 1870) is famous in U.S. Navy tradition for his order at the battle of Mobile Bay during the Civil War: "Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead".
Genealogy Society of Vallejo-Benicia c/o: Vallejo Naval & Historical Museum 734 Marin Street Vallejo, CA 94590