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Oroville in Butte County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Oroville Chinese Cemetery

1850 -1944

 
 
Oroville Chinese Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, November 14, 2012
1. Oroville Chinese Cemetery Marker
Inscription. This cemetery was established in 1850 during the Gold Rush days to serve the Chinese communities of Lava Beds, Bagdad, Bidwell Bar and Ophir City (now Oroville). The last burial here was in 1944.
 
Erected 1985 by Native Sons of the Golden West, Grand Parlor & Agronaut Parlor No. 8.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 39° 29.307′ N, 121° 34.423′ W. Marker is in Oroville, California, in Butte County. Marker is at the intersection of Feather River Boulevard and Gold Dredge, on the right when traveling south on Feather River Boulevard. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2780 Feather River Boulevard, Oroville CA 95965, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Oroville Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Deputy Sheriff Randal Eugene Jennings (approx. 0.7 miles away); Jewish Cemetery (approx. one mile away); Completion of 4th Railorad in California (approx. 1.8 miles away); Chinese Temple (approx. 1.9 miles away); Oroville Carnegie Library
Oroville Chinese Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, November 14, 2012
2. Oroville Chinese Cemetery Marker
(approx. 1.9 miles away); Oroville Municipal Airport (approx. 1.9 miles away); County Community Well (approx. 1.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Oroville.
 
Categories. Asian AmericansCemeteries & Burial Sites
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 584 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. 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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