Locke / 樂居镇
Locke has been designated a National Historic Landmark
This site possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America
Locke Historic District is the largest and most complete example of a rural Chinese American community in the United States. No comparable district exists that so clearly illustrates rural Chinese American life.
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Erected by National Park Service Unites States Department of the Interior.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Asian Americans • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list.
Location. 38° 15.048′ N, 121° 30.592′ W. Marker is in Locke, California, in Sacramento County. Marker can be reached from Main Street south of Locke Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Walnut Grove CA 95690, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Locke Memorial Park (here, next to this
Also see . . .
1. California NHL Locke Historic District registration form (National Archives at College Park). (Submitted on December 7, 2020.)
2. Town of Locke, Locke, Sacramento County, CA (Historic American Buildings Survey). HABS survey of Locke. Includes 18 photos, schematics for many of the buildings, plus 35 pp. of information. (Submitted on December 7, 2020.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on December 7, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. This page has been viewed 144 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 7, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California.