View of city of Stockton, the
Manufacturing City of California.
The city of Stockton, California was founded by Charles Weber in 1849, on the San Joaquin River. Due to it's location, the town experienced rapid growth as a main supply point during the California Gold Rush. By July of 1850, the city was incorporated, and later became the county seat of San Joaquin County. This beautiful map provides a look at the early days of the city. Complete reference list below.
Features numbered references to the following locations:
1. M.P. Henderson & Son's Carriage Works.
2. Stockton Car, Mach., & Agric'l Works
3. Stockton Woolen Mills.
4. Crown Flour Mills of Stockton Milling Co.
5. The Court House.
6. The Hazleton Free Public Library.
7. Three of Stockton's Flouring Mills on Stockton Channel
b. Golden Gate & Union.
8. P.A. Buell & Co's Lumber Yards & Mills.