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Auburn in Placer County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Chinese Houses

 
 
Chinese Houses Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 5, 2011
1. Chinese Houses Marker
Inscription.
Historical Landmark

Chinese Houses
Among the earliest buildings
June 1855 fire started here
Burned 80 buildings

 
Erected by Town of Auburn Community Project.
 
Location. 38° 53.639′ N, 121° 4.664′ W. Marker is in Auburn, California, in Placer County. Marker is on Sacramento Street north of Auburn-Folsom Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 220 Sacramento Street, Auburn CA 95603, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gietzen Fire Station (within shouting distance of this marker); The Auburn Joss House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jean Baptiste Charbonneau (about 400 feet away); Bosse-Morgan Building (about 400 feet away); American Hotel (about 600 feet away); Gold Bug Stamp Mill (about 600 feet away); The Tsuda Grocery (about 600 feet away); Auburn Post Office (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Auburn.
 
Categories. Asian Americans
 
Chinese Houses Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 5, 2011
2. Chinese Houses Marker
Burned Chinese House Ruins image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 5, 2011
3. Burned Chinese House Ruins
Burned Chinese House Ruins image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 5, 2011
4. Burned Chinese House Ruins
Burned Chinese House Ruins, now a patio. image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 5, 2011
5. Burned Chinese House Ruins, now a patio.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 3, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 586 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 3, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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