Stockton in San Joaquin County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Stockton Developmental Center
Erected 1996 by The State Department of Parks and Recreation, the Stockton Developmental Center and the State Department of Developmental Services. (Marker Number 1016.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Science & Medicine. In addition, it is included in the California Historical Landmark series list.
Location. 37° 57.862′ N, 121° Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 510 East Magnolia Street, 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. Magnolia Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away); Temple Israel Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Weber Primary School (approx. half a mile away); Stockton Vietnam War Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Stockton Memorial Civic Auditorium (approx. half a mile away); Stockton Veterans Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); Remember Pearl Harbor (approx. 0.6 miles away); Stockton City Hall (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stockton.
Regarding Stockton Developmental Center. This site was designated as California Historical Landmark No. 1016 on March 10, 1995.
1. This site was designated as California Registered Historical Landmark No.1016 on March 10, 1995.
Statement of Significance:
The Stockton Developmental Center began in 1853 as the Insane Asylum of California at Stockton. It was founded on 100 acres with ready access to the goldfields on land donated by Captain Charles Weber, founder
— Submitted February 9, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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