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Former Lodi City Hall, Fire House and Jail image, Touch for more information
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 2, 2011
Former Lodi City Hall, Fire House and Jail
California (San Joaquin County), Lodi — City Hall, Fire House and Jail
First Lodi owned city hall & fire house built 1912, cost $3995. Board of Trustees Geo. E. Lawrence, President J.M. Blodgett, C.A. Rich, F.O. Hale & C.A. Black Site of Lodi's jail, Water Tank & Electric Company (Cary Bros. . . . — Map (db m41399) HM
California (San Joaquin County), Lodi — Hale Park
Lodi's first park, 1876, called Wardrobe Grove Later named for Frank Hale, our 2nd mayor Municipal baths with hot artesian well, 1916 Petrified tree from San Joaquin & Sierra Nevada rail bed near Valley Springs, 1920 The bandstand . . . — Map (db m41476) HM
California (San Joaquin County), Lodi — Hotel Lodi
Grand opening, May 1, 1915 James Whitaker, owner of first Lodi Hotel, (1870) 1912 E.B. Brown drew plans for a new hotel Excavation and preliminary work by Cary Bros. 1914 Property sold to Lodi Investment Co. W.H. Thompson, Pres. Mr. . . . — Map (db m41521) HM
California (San Joaquin County), Lodi — Laura de Force Gordon1838 - 1907
A famous womens' rights activist, she began speaking on behalf of womens' rights in 1868. Laura ran for the California State Senate in 1871, long before women could vote. In 1873 she bought the first of several newspapers which she used as a forum . . . — Map (db m91788) HM
California (San Joaquin County), Lodi — CHL-931 — Lodi Arch
Designed by architect E.B. Brown and built in 1907 for the Lodi Tokay Carnival, the Arch served as an entrance into Lodi and a symbol of agricultural and commercial growth. Essentially unaltered since construction, the structure is one of few . . . — Map (db m113270) HM
California (San Joaquin County), Lodi — Lodi Mission Arch1907 - 1956
Built 1907 during the first Tokay Carnival by the public spirited people of Lodi. Rebuilt 1956 during the term of Mayor Willard J Robinson through the efforts of Tokay Arch Committee headed by Albert Nies, chairman. and Eunice Looser, secretary . . . — Map (db m113030) HM
California (San Joaquin County), Lodi — Old Lodi (Mokelumne Station)
Sacramento Street from Oak to Elm Streets comprised the business and social center from 1869 - 1919. A C.P.R.R. Co. Depot in Central Mokelumne was built in 1868. S.P.R.R. located a new depot 1/2 block north in 1907. CENTRAL CALIFORNIA . . . — Map (db m113029) HM
California (San Joaquin County), Lodi — Salem School Bell
Salem School Bell 1883 – 1938 from Lodi’s first school Located at Lodi Ave. and Stockton St. — Map (db m15989) HM
California (San Joaquin County), Lodi — The First A&W Root Beer
On this site One hot day in June of 1919 Roy Allen served the first frosty mug of creamy A&W Root Beer in Lodi, California Dedicated to the City of Lodi, this 14th day of July, 2001 — Map (db m41492) HM
California (San Joaquin County), Lodi — Woman's Club of Lodi
On May 20, 1988 this unique 1923 Roman style building was placed on the National Register of Historic Places. In celebration we honor those women of vision who in 1906 started this club, first known as the Lodi Improvement Club. Their efforts . . . — Map (db m91787) HM

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