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

B & M Building

1860ís and 1870

 
 
B & M Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 1, 2009
1. B & M Building Marker
Inscription. This building, situated near the head of the Stockton Channel evokes memories of early commerce when Stockton served as the main supply depot for the southern mines. Bearing remnants of Italienate Style, the structure is rich with history dating back to the Gold Rush era. The B & M name was coined in the 1930ís for owners Joseph Breidenbach and Alexander McDonald.

Stockton Historical Landmark No. 35
Designated by Stockton City Council 1983

 
Erected 1983. (Marker Number 35.)
 
Location. 37° 57.267′ N, 121° 17.371′ W. Marker is in Stockton, California, in San Joaquin County. Marker is on Bridge Place near North Hunter Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 125 Bridge Place, Stockton CA 95202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Compass Rose (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Goddess of Justice (about 500 feet away); Saint Johnís Episcopal Church and Guild Hall (about 600 feet away); Head of Navigation (about 700 feet away); The Sister City Story (about 700 feet away);
B & M Building image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 1, 2009
2. B & M Building
This marker is mounted on the center support post. The John L. Briscoe Memorial Plaque is mounted on the left corner post.
California Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Stockton Savings and Loan Society Bank (approx. 0.2 miles away); Weber Point (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stockton.
 
Also see . . .  The Briscoe Boys. An article regarding John Briscoe and his sons published in the Stocktonís Police Department “Blue Notes” Newsletter, August 2008. (Submitted on November 2, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.) 
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable Buildings
 
B & M Building image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 1, 2009
3. B & M Building
B & M Building image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 1, 2009
4. B & M Building
John L. Briscoe Memorial Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 1, 2009
5. John L. Briscoe Memorial Plaque
In Memory of
John L. Briscoe
Stockton Police Officer
Killed in the performance of duty
at this location
February 5, 1917

Dedicated February 5, 1987
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 2, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 833 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 2, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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