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The "Old Academy" - The Congregational Academy was located east of Walnut on North 7th Street. It was a 2 1/2- story building constructed of native stone and brick. Completed in 1889, it was intended as a college preparatory school. The economic…

In 1923 the new Courthouse was ready for occupancy. This four-story Bedford limestone (from a quarry in Indiana) building was, and continues to be a source of great pride to the community. Interior wainscoating and stairs are marble. Built at a cost…

The "Old Castle" - The Good Castle was built in 1880 of native limestone on a hilltop northwest of town. Enos Good built the home to resemble an old country mansion for his bride, Eliza Boggs Good. Both Mr. and Mrs. Good were natives of England and…

Hicks Hotel - The Hicks Hotel was built in 1886 by Henry A. Hicks at an estimated cost of $11,000. It was the first three-story building in this part of the state. Over 300,000 locally manufactured bricks were used in its construction. The hotel…

First Catholic Church - The first church in the city of Stockton - St. Thomas Catholic - was built of native limestone in 1878 on East Main. It was razed in 1951 after the present church was completed. A small replica was built at the Catholic…

Coolbaugh Mansion - One of the most impressive houses in Stockton, the Coolbaugh mansion was built in the years 1904 to 1907 at 421 North Walnut by M.J. Coolbaugh, Jr., a Stockton businessman. It was remodeled into apartments in 1936 and is owned…

South side of Main Street, Stockton, in the 1930s

Built in 1886 as the Hicks Hotel, this building was know as the Beck Hotel after 1935. It was torn down in 1963 to make way for the new Stockton National Bank building. This view was probably about 1940.

The Congregational Church, located at 305 North Spruce, was built in 1906. It replaced a smaller structure, the second church in Stockton, which had been built in 1881. The steeple has since been removed.
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