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Site of the First building in the present City of Stockton
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ucdvicky
N 37° 57.433 W 121° 17.498
10S E 650082 N 4202444
Quick Description: Plaque by city hall in Stockton.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 4/27/2008 3:43:12 PM
Waymark Code: WM3P1R
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Marky
Views: 19

Long Description:
NO. 178 SITE OF FIRST BUILDING IN PRESENT CITY OF STOCKTON - In August 1844, the first settlers arrived at Rancho del Campo de los Franceses. One of the company, Thomas Lindsay, built the first dwelling, a tule hut, on this site. He was later murdered by Indians and buried here by travelers. The Point was formed by the junction of McLeod's Lake and Miner's Channel.
Marker Number: 178.00

Marker Name: SITE OF FIRST BUILDING IN PRESENT CITY OF STOCKTON

County: San Joaquin

Has Official CA Plaque: yes

Marker Dedication Date: 7/26/1969

Location:
City Hall, on Civic St between Miner and El Dorado Sts, Stockton


Website: Not listed

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