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Alviso in Santa Clara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

China Camp

Ca. 1895

 

—City of San Jose – Capital of Silicon Valley —

 
China Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 5, 2009
1. China Camp Marker
Inscription. This building served as lodging for many Bayside Cannery workers who normally lived in San Francisco or other distant cities. In addition to dorm rooms, the building also contained a kitchen and dining hall. During the cannery’s operation, this building was commonly referred to as “China Camp.”
 
Erected 2003 by City of San Jose.
 
Location. 37° 25.7′ N, 121° 58.735′ W. Marker is in Alviso, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker is at the intersection of Elizabeth Street and Hope Street, on the right when traveling west on Elizabeth Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 900 Elizabeth Street, Alviso CA 95002, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bayside Cannery (within shouting distance of this marker); Union Warehouse and Docks (within shouting distance of this marker); Alviso (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Port and Town of Alviso (about 600 feet away); Discover Alviso’s Rich History (about 600 feet away); Water Everywhere (about 700 feet away); La Montagne Boarding House (about 700 feet away); The Steamboat Jenny Lind Disaster (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Alviso.
 
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"China Camp" Building image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 5, 2009
2. "China Camp" Building
South Side of building facing Elizabeth Street.

Marker is just off photo to the right. The corner of the marker base can be seen in the lower right corner of the photo.

Chinese Americans
 
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"China Camp" Building image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 5, 2009
3. "China Camp" Building
West side of Building facing Hope Street.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 791 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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