Los Angeles in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Chinese Cemetery Shrine
Nineteenth Century Los Angeles
— Evergreen Cemetery —
of Chinese settlement in the Los Angeles area.
It illustrates the use of traditional ceremonies
brought from China and honors the lives
of 19th century Chinese Americans.
The Chinese Historical Society of Southern California
respectfully dedicates the preservation of the shrine
to the memory of those pioneers.
Built 1888 – Declared 1990
[Seal of the:
"City of Los Angeles, Founded 1783"]
Historic-Cultural Monument No. 486
City of Los Angeles
Cultural Heritage Commission
Erected 1990 by City of Los Angeles Cultural Heritage Commission. (Marker Number 486.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Asian Americans • Cemeteries & Burial Sites.
Location. 34° 2.313′ N, 118° 11.685′ W. Marker is in Los Angeles, California Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 204 North Evergreen Street, Los Angeles CA 90033, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Evergreen Cemetery (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Japanese-American Soldiers (approx. 0.4 miles away); General Hospital (approx. 1.7 miles away); San Antonio Winery (approx. 2.4 miles away); Rancho Rosa Castilla (approx. 2.4 miles away); In Memory of Our Ancestors (approx. 2.6 miles away); Los Angeles Union Passenger Terminal (approx. 2.7 miles away); Honoring The Lives (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Los Angeles.
Also see . . . Graveyards of L.A.: "Evergreen Cemetery - Snapshots of a Forever Changing Boyle Heights". by Hadley Meares, August 30, 2013. (Submitted on May 27, 2014, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
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