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Isleton in Sacramento County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Mei Wah Building

 
 
Mei Wah Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, December 6, 2020
1. Mei Wah Building Marker
Inscription.  Established in the 1870's. Formerly a Chinese Brothel, Gambling Hall, And Opium Den.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Asian AmericansEntertainment.
 
Location. 38° 9.76′ N, 121° 36.351′ W. Marker is in Isleton, California, in Sacramento County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and F Street, on the right when traveling west on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 35 Main Street, Isleton CA 95641, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. K. Nakano Co. Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Bing Kong Tong Society Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 66 Main Street (about 600 feet away); Isleton’s Historic Old Town (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hotel Del Rio and Casino (approx. ¼ mile away); Pony Express River Steamer “New World” (approx. 4.6 miles away); Humphrey the Humpback Whale (approx. 4.6 miles away); Veterans of Foreign Wars (approx. 4.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Isleton.
 
Additional keywords.
Mei Wah Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, December 6, 2020
2. Mei Wah Building and Marker
prostitution
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 6, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 43 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 6, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.   2. submitted on December 7, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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