“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Lathrop, California

Clickable Map of San Joaquin County, California and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> San Joaquin County, CA (94) Alameda County, CA (552) Amador County, CA (183) Calaveras County, CA (127) Contra Costa County, CA (451) Sacramento County, CA (328) Stanislaus County, CA (59)  SanJoaquinCounty(94) San Joaquin County (94)  AlamedaCounty(552) Alameda County (552)  AmadorCounty(183) Amador County (183)  CalaverasCounty(127) Calaveras County (127)  ContraCostaCounty(451) Contra Costa County (451)  SacramentoCounty(328) Sacramento County (328)  StanislausCounty(59) Stanislaus County (59)
Stockton is the county seat for San Joaquin County
Lathrop is in San Joaquin County
      San Joaquin County (94)  
      Alameda County (552)  
      Amador County (183)  
      Calaveras County (127)  
      Contra Costa County (451)  
      Sacramento County (328)  
      Stanislaus County (59)  
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1California (San Joaquin County), Lathrop — America's First Coast-to-Coast RoadHistoric Lincoln Highway
(First panel:) America's first coast to coast road Established 1913 (Second panel:) 1924-1967 Site of Original Wiggins Trading Post serving travelers along the Lincoln Highway Map (db m156556) HM
2California (San Joaquin County), Lathrop — 780-7 — First Transcontinental RailroadSite of Completion of Pacific Railroad
The construction of the San Joaquin River Bridge completed the last link of the Transcontinental Railroad. Building had simultaneously proceeded from the Bay Area and Sacramento and met at the San Joaquin River. The first train crossed the bridge on . . . Map (db m11380) HM
3California (San Joaquin County), Lathrop — Lathrop
Called Wilson’s Station From 1849 until 1869 Was given the name by Leland Stanford when he moved his Central Pacific Railroad terminal here and dedicated the town to his wife’s family. In 1886, after a dispute with local citizens, Stanford . . . Map (db m20006) HM
4California (San Joaquin County), Lathrop — 437 — The Comet – 1846 – First Sail Launch
First known sail launch to ascend San Joaquin River from San Francisco landed here autumn 1846. Carried 20 Mormon pioneers who founded New Hope agricultural project on the Stanislaus. Yoke of oxen and span of mules driven from Marsh’s Landing . . . Map (db m143445) HM
5California (San Joaquin County), Lathrop — The Shooting of David S. Terry
David S. Terry, former Chief Justice of the California State Supreme Court and duelist was shot to death by David Neagle on August 14, 1889 in the old railroad restaurant across the street. Neagle had been hired to protect US Supreme Court Justice . . . Map (db m197162) HM
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Oct. 5, 2022