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"The Camel Barn" Benicia Off The Beaten Path Tip by sgoet

Benicia Off The Beaten Path: 3 reviews and 3 photos

  Camel Barn Museum
by sgoet
 
 

After the Civil War, the U.S. Army decided to experiment with camels as a way to patroling the vast arid spaces of the West. These camels were stationed at the Benicia Arsenal. A barn complex was built to house the camels. The experiment obviously didn't work out. After the Arsenal closed, the City let various non-profits used the barn complex, which has since been turned into a museum of local history, and is known as the Camel Barn Museum.

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  • Written Sep 12, 2003
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