Inscription. The close proximity of the gold mines and the railroad construction contributed to Marysville’s large Chinese population in the mid to late 1880’s. When those activities diminished, the Chinese worked in various occupations, many as laborers building rock walls throughout Northern California.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 1, 2013
|1. Chinese Rock Wall Marker|
This section of rock wall was relocated from Sutter Buttes in a tribute to the Chinese that settled in Marysville’s Historic Chinatown.
Erected 1992 by Marysville Lions Club.
Location. 39° 8.124′ N, 121° 35.297′ W. Marker is in Marysville, California, in Yuba County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of D Street and 1st Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marysville CA 95901, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bok Kai Temple (within shouting distance of this marker); Lord Sholto Douglas (within shouting distance of this marker); New Mecklenberg (within shouting distance of this marker); Davis Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Historical Monument of Macy’s (within shouting distance of this marker); Mission Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Beckwourth Trail – Marysville (approx. 0.2 miles away); José Manuel Ramírez Rosales (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Marysville.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 31, 2013
|2. Chinese Rock Wall Marker|
More about this marker. This marker is located in the park near the Bok Kai Chinese Temple.
Credits. This page originally submitted on June 14, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 400 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 14, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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