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Historic Stockton Waterfront District ~ Creating A Black Heritage Tour
Date Friday February 27
Time 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location Details
Historic Waterfront Warehouse
445 W.Weber Ave., Suite 128 Courtyard Studio
Stockton, CA 95203
Event Type Class/Workshop
Organizer/AuthorMichael Harris
Emailblackagriculture [at] yahoo.com
Phone(916) 997-2451
Historic Stockton Waterfront District Sesquicentennial Black Heritage Tour
Friday, February 27, 2015 4:00 pm ~ 7:00 pm
Historic Stockton Waterfront Warehouse
445 W.Weber Ave. 128 Courtyard Studio
Stockton, CA 95203

Join us to tour the proposed area toward establishing a National Historic Park within the Historic Stockton Waterfront District

The City of Stockton is named after Commodore Robert Field Stockton, first Military Governor for Alta California, his grandfather, John Stockton, donated land to create Princton University, New Jersey, his father Richard Stockton was one of 56 to sign the United States Declaration of Independence.

In 1846, the Historic Stockton Waterfront District began as an amazing regional transportation hub. During the California Gold Rush, the City of Stockton was formally established, July 9, 1850.

Today, the renaissance of the heart of the California Central Valley looks to our preserve our golden historical legacy.
The signifigant contributions by Stockton residents of African ancestry (1840-1875) helped to postively impacted the region, state, nation and the world.

Rev. Jeremiah King and Rev. Jeremiah Burke Sanderson helped create a strong and fertile community, in partnership Capt. Charles Weber.

Many diverse members of the City of Stockton pioneer families lived together in the Stockton Waterfront District.

The City of Stockton is named after Commodore Robert Field Stockton, first US Military Governor for Alta California, his father Richard Stockton was an original signer to the United States Declaration of Independence.

Nationwide, bits and pieces of an amazing mosaic tapestry are being woven towards the compiling the essential elements that quantify, with primary source documents, the salient contributions featuring people of African ancestry in the Historic Stockton Waterfront District .

Our story, part of a profound and exceptional Underground Railroad tradition, is part of early residents of the City of Stockton who impacted the entire United States of America.

Our Sesquicentennial Black Heritage Tour will bring global cultural toursm and national preservation experts to the heart of the California Central Valley, come and join our unique celebration of freedom.
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