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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMRQM_harmony-grove-church_Lockeford-CA.html
First and oldest Protestant house in northern San Joaquin County. Built in 1859 on land donated by Donald J. Staples. Constructed of bricks given by Dr. D.J. Locke, founder of Lockeford and Mr. James Tallmadge, a builder and brick mason. Built by …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMRQG_city-hall-fire-house-and-jail_Lodi-CA.html
First Lodi owned city hall & fire house built 1912, cost $3995. Board of TrusteesGeo. E. Lawrence, PresidentJ.M. Blodgett, C.A. Rich,F.O. Hale & C.A. Black Site of Lodi's jail, Water Tank &Electric Company (Cary Bros. 1895-1910) Lodi Hist…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMGQS_carnegie_Livermore-CA.html
A city of 3500 population, from 1895-1912, and the site of the Carnegie Brick and Pottery Company, served by the Alameda and San Joaquin Railroad. The plant had 45 kilns and 13 tall smokestacks, and the town had a post office, company store, hotel…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMG2M_the-compass-rose_Stockton-CA.html
Stockton was built on land granted by the Mexican government on January 13, 1842, to German-born Charles M. Weber and his business partner and Mexican citizen, William Gulnac. Weber later became sole owner of the land, permanently settling here tw…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMG2F_the-sister-city-story_Stockton-CA.html
Sister city affiliations between the United States and other nations began shortly after World War II, and developed into a national initiative when President Dwight D. Eisenhower proposed the "people-to-people" program at a White House conference…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMG2A_charles-weber-and-the-founding-of-stockton_Stockton-CA.html
Arriving in California with the Bidwell Party in 1841, Charles Weber could not have anticipated the monumental changes that were to come to this region after the Gold Rush. Originally a native of Germany, Weber was an immigrant to California when …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMG1Z_sperry-flour-mill-office_Stockton-CA.html
This structure once housed the general business offices of the second largest flour milling operation in California. An addition to this building, matching the original Victorian Commercial architecture, was completed in 1917. Sperry & Company was…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMG19_edward-b-conde-home_Stockton-CA.html
This is the former residence of popular band leader Edward B. Conde, editorialized as the "John Philip Souza of Stockton". Conde brought distinction to this city with his much acclaimed musical organizations. He formed the famed Stockton Boys' Ban…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMFZ9_weber-primary-school_Stockton-CA.html
This school building was named after Capt. Charles M. Weber, founder of Stockton, who donated land for many early schools. Construction cost $12,888. May 12, 1873 was dedication day and classes have continued to date. The red brick architecture is…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMFWV_stockton-memorial-civic-auditorium_Stockton-CA.html
The Classic Revival Style building by local Architects Glenn Allen, Ivan C. Satterlee and W. J. Wright features sculptured panels over the seven front entrances. A California marble floor and an art glass skylight, in the center of the flat dome. …
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