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Stockton Memorial Civic Auditorium

1924 – 1925

 
 
Stockton Memorial Civic Auditorium Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 1, 2009
1. Stockton Memorial Civic Auditorium Marker
A twin marker is on the reverse side.
Inscription. 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. Stocktonians conducted bond drives to fund construction of the Memorial Auditorium to honor those who gave their lives while serving in the Armed Forces in World War I.

Stockton Historical Landmark No. 45
Designated by Stockton City Council 1990

 
Erected 1990 by City of Stockton. (Marker Number 45.)
 
Location. 37° 57.494′ N, 121° 17.575′ W. Marker is in Stockton, California, in San Joaquin County. Marker is at the intersection of West Oak Street and Center Street, on the right when traveling east on West Oak Street. Click for map. The building in located at 525 North Center Street. 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 Vietnam War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Remember Pearl Harbor (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); We Shall Never Forget
Stockton Memorial Civic Auditorium Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 1, 2009
2. Stockton Memorial Civic Auditorium Marker
The building is to the right of the marker and the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Plaza is seen across Center Street.
(about 500 feet away); Firefighters Memorial (about 500 feet away); Lindsay Point (about 500 feet away); Stockton City Hall (about 500 feet away); World War II Memorial (about 700 feet away); Weber Primary School (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Stockton.
 
Also see . . .  Stockton Memorial Civic Auditorium. “Stockton History” details the history of the Civic Auditorium. (Submitted on November 2, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.) 
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsWar, World I
 
Stockton Memorial Civic Auditorium As Seen From Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Plaza image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 1, 2009
3. Stockton Memorial Civic Auditorium As Seen From Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Plaza
Building is Flanked by Two Golden Bear Sculptures image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 1, 2009
4. Building is Flanked by Two Golden Bear Sculptures
Sculptured Panel - (1) - Over Entrance Door as Mentioned in Marker Text image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 1, 2009
5. Sculptured Panel - (1) - Over Entrance Door as Mentioned in Marker Text
Spanish War Veterans
1898 - 1902
Cuba - Puerto Rico - USA - Phillipine Islands
Sculptured Panel - (2) - Over Entrance Door as Mentioned in Marker Text image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 1, 2009
6. Sculptured Panel - (2) - Over Entrance Door as Mentioned in Marker Text
American Legion
Sculptured Panel - (3) - Over Entrance Door as Mentioned in Marker Text image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 1, 2009
7. Sculptured Panel - (3) - Over Entrance Door as Mentioned in Marker Text
The Great Seal of the State of
California
Sculptured Panel - (4) - Over Entrance Door as Mentioned in Marker Text image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 1, 2009
8. Sculptured Panel - (4) - Over Entrance Door as Mentioned in Marker Text
Stockton Founded June 1849
Incorporated July 1850
Sculptured Panel - (5) - Over Entrance Door as Mentioned in Marker Text image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 1, 2009
9. Sculptured Panel - (5) - Over Entrance Door as Mentioned in Marker Text
Federal Seal
United States of America
Sculptured Panel - (6) - Over Entrance Door as Mentioned in Marker Text image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 1, 2009
10. Sculptured Panel - (6) - Over Entrance Door as Mentioned in Marker Text
Sculptured Panel - (7) - Over Entrance Door as Mentioned in Marker Text image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 1, 2009
11. Sculptured Panel - (7) - Over Entrance Door as Mentioned in Marker Text
Grand Army of the Republic
1861 - Veterans - 1866
Stockton Memorial Civic Auditorium image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 1, 2009
12. Stockton Memorial Civic Auditorium
Inscription at top of entrance:

Stockton Memorial Civic Auditorium
Tomorrow and Forever the People of Stockton Will Hold in Memory the Valor of Their Sons
Who On Land and Sea, at Home and Abroad, Served Their Country in Defense of Liberty
American Legion War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 1, 2009
13. American Legion War Memorial
Located at the entrance to the Civic Auditorium
East: World War II, North: Korea, West: Vietnam, South: World War I
Dedicated To
The Veterans
Of America
July 5, 1981
Karl Ross Post 16
American Legion
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,752 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.   13. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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