San Joaquin County Points of Interest

Head of Navigation in Stockton 3 December 2012
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Head of Navigation
Center Street and Weber Avenue

The marker reads:

Head of Navigation

For the Stockton Channel in 1849 was at El Dorado Street. Sailing ships and paddlewheel steamboats made the Stockton levees a major supply center for the Southern Mines during the Gold Rush. In 1933, the Port of Stockton became California's first modern inland seaport.

Erected 1972 by Tuleburgh Chapter No. 69
E Clampus Vitus
April 15, 1972.

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