Stockton Developmental Center

Stockton Developmental Center (HMAF0)

Location: Stockton, CA 95202 San Joaquin County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 57.862', W 121° 17.2'

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The Stockton Developmental Center was established in 1853 as the Insane Asylum of California, the first of several state asylums. Stockton's founder, Charles M. Weber, donated half of the 100 acre site. It was one of the first facilities of its kind in the western U.S. and played a major role in developing California's mental health system. In the early 1970's, the focus of the center shifted from treating patients with mental disabilities to training people with developmental disabilities. This served to spearhead the movement to provide services outside the institutional setting. The Stockton Developmental Center was closed in 1996
HM NumberHMAF0
Marker Number1016
Year Placed1996
Placed ByThe State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the Stockton Developmental Center, State Department of Developmental Services, May 17, 1996
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Date Added Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 10:27pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 650504 N 4203245
Decimal Degrees37.96436667, -121.28666667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 57.862', W 121° 17.2'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 57' 51.72" N, 121° 17' 12.00" W
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Area Code(s)209, 530
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 510 E Magnolia St, Stockton CA 95202, US
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