An Episcopal Dictionary of the Church

St Augustine, Missionary College of, Benicia, California

One of several schools founded by James Lloyd Breck. In Dec. 1867, he bought the twenty-acre tract and buildings which belonged to the recently closed Benicia Collegiate Institute and Law School at Benicia, California. Breck opened his Missionary College in 1868. Breck also established St. Mary's School for girls on the same campus. St. Mary's closed in 1885 and St. Augustine's closed in 1889.

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