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La Porte in Plumas County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

La Porte’s Chinese Community

 
 
La Porte’s Chinese Community Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 29, 2012
1. La Porte’s Chinese Community Marker
Inscription. In 1870 the Chinese community of Goodwin Township consisted of 184 dwellings housing 248 people. They were accepted and more welcome here than in other mining areas due to the respect of their leader, Ah Tye in the white and Chinese communities
 
Erected 1997 by E Clampus Vitus, Frank C. Reilly Chapter No. 5978.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 39° 40.943′ N, 120° 58.997′ W. Marker is in La Porte, California, in Plumas County. Marker is at the intersection of China Alley and Pike Street on China Alley. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Strawberry Valley CA 95981, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fuller & Buell (within shouting distance of this marker); Frank D. Everts (within shouting distance of this marker); Cleve O’Rourke Memorial Stampmill (within shouting distance of this marker); John Conly & Co. Bankers (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Reilly’s Saloon (about 400 feet away); Rabbit Creek House (about 400 feet away); The Union Hotel (about 400 feet away); Emigrant Trail (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in La Porte.
 
Categories. Asian Americans
 
La Porte’s Chinese Community Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 29, 2012
2. La Porte’s Chinese Community Marker
La Porte’s Chinese Community Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 29, 2012
3. La Porte’s Chinese Community Marker
Chinese Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 30, 2012
4. Chinese Memorial Park
The Chinese Memorial Park is located on Radio Hill Road near the intersection of East Main Street (Highway 70) in Quincy
Chinese Memorial Park Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 30, 2012
5. Chinese Memorial Park Plaque
This park is dedicated in honor and memory of the Chinese people and the vast help and contributions they have made in the building of this great country.
Dedicated September 13, 2003 Las Plumas Del Oro Chapter 8, E Clampus Vitus
Chinese year of the Ram, Clamper year 6008
Chinese Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 30, 2012
6. Chinese Memorial Park
This park was a Chinese cemetery, but the bodies have been disinterred and the remains returned to China as per custom.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 449 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.   4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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