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Stockton in San Joaquin County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Lindsay Point

Site of the First Building in Stockton

 
 
Lindsay Point Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, February 8, 2009
1. Lindsay Point Marker
Inscription. 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.
 
Erected 1969 by The State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with local civic and historical organizations, July 29, 1969. (Marker Number 178.)
 
Location. 37° 57.429′ N, 121° 17.51′ W. Marker is in Stockton, California, in San Joaquin County. Marker is on Civic Court when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is located at the entrance to the Stockton City Hall. Marker is in this post office area: Stockton CA 95202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stockton City Hall (a few steps from this marker); Remember Pearl Harbor (within shouting distance of this marker); We Shall Never Forget (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Firefighters Memorial (about 400 feet away); World War II Memorial (about 400 feet away);
Lindsay Point Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, February 8, 2009
2. Lindsay Point Marker
Stockton Vietnam War Memorial (about 500 feet away); Stockton Memorial Civic Auditorium (about 500 feet away); Weber Point (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Stockton.
 
Regarding Lindsay Point. This site was designated as California Registered Historical Landmark No.178 on March 6, 1935.
 
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Stockton City Hall and Lindsay Point Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, February 8, 2009
3. Stockton City Hall and Lindsay Point Marker
Stockton City Hall and Lindsay Point Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, February 8, 2009
4. Stockton City Hall and Lindsay Point Marker
Lindsay Point and Slough Photo, Click for full size
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, circa 1866
5. Lindsay Point and Slough
 
 
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