Stockton in San Joaquin County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Chinese 1976 Bicentennial Monument
The Chinese community of Stockton dedicates this monument to the city of Stockton to commemorate the bicentennial year of 1976, in memory of the contributions which the Chinese have made to Stockton.
The ingenuity of the Chinese immigrants in agriculture, business, and the culinary arts were shared with the community. They imparted their cultural heritage based on the Confucian philosophy which emphasizes cultivation of human dignity, mutual respect, filial piety, social harmony, righteousness, virtue and world peace — “Under Heaven, One Family”.
The Chinese people are proud of the opportunity to contribute their ancestral heritage to the growth of the city of Stockton.
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When the Great Principle prevails, the world is a commonwealth. Public Officials are selected according to their wisdom and ability. Mutual confidence is prompted and good neighborliness cultivated. People do not honor only their own parents, nor do they love only their own children; provision is made for the care of the aged till death, for the useful employment of the able-bodied and for the
Topics and series. This historical marker and monument is listed in these topic lists: Asian Americans • Peace. In addition, it is included in the The Spirit of ’76, America’s Bicentennial Celebration series list.
Location. 37° 57.392′ N, 121° 17.55′ W. Marker is in Stockton, California, in San Joaquin County. Marker is at the intersection of N. Center Street and E. Lindsay Street, on the left when traveling north on N. Center Street. Located in Miners Levee Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stockton CA 95202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); We Shall Never Forget (within shouting distance Firefighters Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Stockton Women Veterans Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); José Maria Morelos y Pavón (within shouting distance of this marker); Lindsay Point (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stockton City Hall (about 300 feet away); Remember Pearl Harbor (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stockton.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 29, 2017. It was originally submitted on April 28, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 305 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 28, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.