Lockeford in San Joaquin County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Harmony Grove Church
Erected 1982 by Native Daughters of the Golden West, Joaquin Parlor No. 5.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
Location. 38° 8.829′ N, 121° 10.579′ W. Marker is in Lockeford, California, in San Joaquin County. Marker is at the intersection of E. Locke Road and Brandt Road, on the right when traveling west on E. Locke Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11455 E. Locke Road, Lockeford CA 95237, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pioneer Hill / Lockeford (approx. 1.8 miles away); Hale Park (approx. 5.1 miles away); City Hall, Fire House and Jail (approx. 5.2 miles away); The First A&W Root Beer (approx. 5.3 miles away); Hotel Lodi (approx. 5.4 miles away); Laura de Force Gordon (approx. 5.6 miles away); Woman's Club of Lodi (approx. 5.6 miles away); Athearn School Bell (approx. 5.9 miles away).
Also see . . . Harmony Grove Church's Restoration Records. The Online Archives of California's description of the papers relating to the restoration of the church provide additional information: In 1965, a century-old abandoned Methodist Episcopal Church, located at Harmony Grove Cemetery near Lockeford, Calif., faced demolition after a developer purchased the land. Recognizing the historical significance of the structure and property, many interested people, including members of the Lockeford-Clements Woman's Club, successfully circulated a petition both to stop development and to restore the old brick church. The Lockeford-Clements Woman's Club received state and national citations for spearheading the campaign to save the church. In September 1967 County (Submitted on April 3, 2011.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 3, 2011, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 702 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 3, 2011, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. 6, 7. submitted on March 18, 2015, by James King of San Miguel, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.